General Studies LL.M. Program

General Studies LL.M. Program

Design Your Own

In the General Studies LL.M. Program, you get to focus on other areas of law of interest to you.

General Studies

The General Studies LL.M. Program provides U.S. lawyers and U.S. law graduates the flexibility to study a wide range of legal subjects or focus on specific legal areas.  Degree candidates design their own course of study based on their needs and objectives.

Faculty and student in WMU-Cooley General Studies LL.M. program

Degree Requirements

  • The General studies LL.M. degree is earned by successfully completing 24 credit hours with an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

  • Scholarly Writing for LL.M. Students is a two-credit course required for General Studies LL.M. degree candidates.  (This course is waived if Scholarly Writing was successfully completed as a J.D. student.) 

  • The remaining 22 elective credits are comprised of J.D. and LL.M. courses. Students may opt to participate in an externship earning as many as four credits.


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