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National Security Law LL.M.

Application

Applicants for all LL.M. Degree Programs must submit the following:
  • Application Form;
  • Application Fee;
  • Resume;
  • Personal Statement;
  • Transcripts;
  • Registrar's Certification Form;
  • TOEFL Score (or waiver request);
  • Letters of Recommendation

Application

Applicants for all LL.M. Degree Programs must submit the following:

  • Application Form;
  • Application Fee;
  • Resume;
  • Personal Statement;
  • Transcripts;
  • Registrar's Certification Form;
  • TOEFL Score (or waiver request);
  • Letters of Recommendation

Curriculum

  • To earn the LL.M. degree, foreign trained students must complete a total of 20 credits. 
  • In addition to the Proseminar, students must complete 18 credits from a list of selected national security law-related courses offered at the Law Center.
  • The remaining credits are not tied to national security law courses, allowing students to tailor the program to their specific interests.

The school offers a broad range of national security law courses covering topics such as bioterrorism and public health, cyber law, the law of armed conflict, human rights, civil rights and civil liberties, intelligence law, maritime law, national security investigation and prosecution, nonproliferation, procurement, and foreign relations. Many courses include an experiential learning component, allowing students to engage in substantial pieces of writing, sophisticated simulations, judicial proceedings, treaty construction, legislative drafting, and externships.

Curriculum

  • To earn the LL.M. degree, foreign trained students must complete a total of 20 credits. 
  • In addition to the Proseminar, students must complete 18 credits from a list of selected national security law-related courses offered at the Law Center.
  • The remaining credits are not tied to national security law courses, allowing students to tailor the program to their specific interests.

The school offers a broad range of national security law courses covering topics such as bioterrorism and public health, cyber law, the law of armed conflict, human rights, civil rights and civil liberties, intelligence law, maritime law, national security investigation and prosecution, nonproliferation, procurement, and foreign relations. Many courses include an experiential learning component, allowing students to engage in substantial pieces of writing, sophisticated simulations, judicial proceedings, treaty construction, legislative drafting, and externships.

Career Paths

The National Security Law LL.M. is designed for a wide variety of applicants, including professionals looking for vertical advancement or a lateral move, J.D. students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the field and the opportunity to build their credentials.

Career Paths

The National Security Law LL.M. is designed for a wide variety of applicants, including professionals looking for vertical advancement or a lateral move, J.D. students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the field and the opportunity to build their credentials.