UMKC Catalog


Master of Laws Degree Requirements
  1. Completion of 24 credit hours, 18 of which must be taken from the list of required and elective courses provided for each program.
  2. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (2.7 for the LL.M. [Taxation] and the LL.M. [General] with Estate Planning Concentration]). See the Administrative Rules and Regulations section that follows.
  3. Completion of all required courses. See the "Required Courses" for each program.
  4. Enrollment in a minimum of four credit hours each semester.
  5. Successful completion of all coursework (including thesis, if applicable) within three years from the beginning of the course of studies leading toward the degree.

Upon enrollment in the graduate program, a student is assigned a faculty adviser. In consultation with the adviser, the student develops a plan of study that meets the requirements for the degree in the program area selected. The adviser must approve enrollment in all courses.