Master of Laws (LLM) Online

The online Master of Laws (LLM) program helps working lawyers master the complexities of the US law environment and global practice of law in a flexible learning format.


Total Degree Requirements: 24 semester credits

Courses offered for fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters are below, with additional courses being rolled out throughout the year. You’ll work with your advisor on a coursework map that best meets your career goals.

Note: The Introduction to U.S. Law & Legal System course is required for students who do not have a U.S. JD.

Courses by Curricular Path

Bar Examination Preparation
Introduction to U.S. Law and Legal System (2 credits)
Contracts (3 credits)
Torts (2 credits)
Constitutional Law (3 credits)
Civil Procedure (3 credits)
California Professional Responsibility (2 credits) 
Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Copyright (3 credits) 
Intellectual Property (3 credits) 
Trademark (3 credits) 
Intellectual Property and Technology Law (3 credits) 
Mergers and Acquisitions (3 credits) 
International Business
Corporate Finance (3 credits) 
International Sales and Commercial Arbitration (3 credits) 
Mergers and Acquisitions (3 credits) 
Secured Transactions (3 credits) 
Securities Regulation (3 credits) 
International Tax (3 credits) 
Experiential Learning:

An optional one-week on-ground immersion summer experience in the San Francisco Bay Area gives students an opportunity to learn from legal leaders at global law firms and cutting-edge technology institutions, bringing an added value to the Master of Laws online program at Northeastern.

This program is taught by expert faculty with real-world experience, providing the practical skills and industry-informed foundational knowledge needed to effectively navigate the rapidly evolving U.S. law environment and global practice of law.

The Northeastern School of Law is ranked #1 for practical training by The National Jurist.