Child and Family Law, LL.M. | Online (optional) | Loyola University Chicago | Chicago, United States
12 months
52210 USD/year
52210 USD/year
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Child and Family Law from Loyola University Chicago is designed to sharpen and inform both needs. We offer a comprehensive study of the latest in child law trial practice and legislation, international rights for children, adoption law, and domestic violence.


At Child and Family Law from Loyola University Chicago you will be prepared to exercise proper professional responsibilities to your clients and serve as a leader in promoting the legal needs of children and families.

Students at Child and Family Law from Loyola University Chicago will be able to:

  • Conduct complex and specialized legal research and analysis;
  • Engage in scholarship that contributes to the greater understanding of law and policy as it affects children and families;
  • Understand how child development and family dynamics influence child and family law and policy;
  • Effectively compare perspectives on issues facing children and families in a global environment;
  • Comprehend the historical, socio-economic and cultural context in which child and family laws, policies and practices are developed and implemented;
  • Identify and articulate areas in which laws and policies should be improved to promote positive outcomes for children, families and communities; and
  • Appreciate the unique legal and ethical needs and circumstances of child and adolescent clients.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Aspects of Divorce
  • Fundamentals of School Law
  • Human Trafficking in the United States: Special Issues Concerning Children
  • Interdisciplinary Seminar on Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Justice Seminar
  • Labor and Employment Law in the Education Workplace
  • Law and Poverty
  • Mediation Seminar
  • Policy Practicum: Issues in Child Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Spring start date available only for online option. 


24 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement Of Purpose
  • 2 Letters Of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • English Language Test Requirement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    52210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26105 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    52210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26105 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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