LLM & JSD Admissions

Degrees and Programs

One of the largest and most diverse in the nation, our Graduate Division offers nine different LLM degrees; the Executive LLM, Master of Studies in Law, and Advanced Professional Certificate in Taxation; and the JSD. 

Master of Laws or Specialization?

You will have the freedom to design your own academic experience in the Master of Laws program or one of our eight LLM specializations. In each of our programs, you'll find a smaller community within the larger Law School and faculty directors to guide and inspire you. You can combine any of the LLM degrees with the Advanced Professional Certificate in Law & Business

Executive LLM in Taxation

The part-time Executive LLM is for experienced tax lawyers, who want to complete most or all of the degree in an online format. 

Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Taxation

The MSL is an online, part-time degree program for accountants and financial professionals who advise on the tax aspects of sophisticated business transactions.

Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD)

The JSD is NYU School of Law’s most advanced law degree. It provides intense training in academic research, geared primarily to those intending to pursue a career in academia.

Advanced Certificate (APC) in Taxation

The APC is a 12-credit specialized study program in corporate tax, estate planning, or international tax.