One of the largest and most diverse in the nation, NYU Law's Graduate Division offers nine different LLM degrees and a JSD degree. Most candidates complete the master's degree in one academic year (August through May) as full-time students. 

Shape your own academic experience with world-class offerings

The traditional Master of Laws program offers maximum freedom and flexibility to choose courses that match your interests. Students in the Legal Theory program can also design their curricula according to their preferences—and complete a substantive paper. 

International Law, Litigation and Arbitration, and Human Rights

Long renowned as a preeminent school for international law, NYU is home to a deep bench of faculty who teach in a number of our LLM programs: International Legal StudiesEnvironmental and Energy Law; and International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration.

Law, Business, Finance, and Innovation 

NYU’s cutting-edge law and business curriculum offers both theory and a practice-oriented approach in LLM programs such as Competition, Innovation and Information LawCorporation LawInternational Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration; and in our Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business.


NYU is home to the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Graduate Tax Program, offering LLMs in International Taxation and Taxation, as well as an Executive LLM, an Advanced Professional Certificate, and a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) for non-lawyers.