LLM & JSD Admissions

Degrees and Programs

One of the largest and most diverse in the nation, our Graduate Division offers nine different LLM degrees and a JSD degree. In each of our programs, you'll find a smaller community within the larger Law School; you'll find classmates who share your intellectual and professional interests, and faculty directors to guide and inspire you. 

Shape your own academic experience with world-class offerings

The Master of Laws program offers maximum freedom and flexibility to choose courses that match your interests. Students in the LLM in 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 programs: the LLM in International Legal Studies; the LLM in Environmental and Energy Law; and the LLM in 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 programs such as the LLM in Competition, Innovation and Information Law; the LLM in Corporation Law; the LLM in International 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 both the LLM in Taxation and the LLM in International Taxation for foreign students, as well as an Executive LLM, an Advanced Professional Certificate, and a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) for non-lawyers.