UMKC Catalog



Eligibility for the LL.M. Program

The School of Law offers three graduate study programs in law leading to the master of laws degree: the LL.M. (taxation); the LL.M. (urban affairs); and the LL.M. (general). In addition, as part of the LL.M. (general) program, an estate planning concentration is available to qualified applicants. Admission is limited to applicants who have attained the juris doctor or equivalent degree from an approved law school and who have a law school GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

The School of Law also offers a master of laws degree program for foreign students. Eligibility criteria, admissions process, degree requirements, curriculum and other pertinent information specific to this program is detailed separately in this catalog. See, "Master of Laws Degree for Foreign Students."

Admissions Process

An LL.M. admission application, application fee and official law school and undergraduate transcripts must be submitted for admission. There is no formal application deadline, but early submission of applications is recommended.