The Joint J.D./LL.M. Program offers students an opportunity to earn both degrees in seven semesters. Students begin to take graduate level tax courses during their third year, with 12 LL.M. credit hours counting toward both degrees.
The Joint J.D./LL.M. option is available to students from the University of Miami School of Law who have earned a minimum GPA of 2.80 and at least a "B" in Federal Income Tax. Students who are enrolled at other law schools and wish to apply to the joint J.D./LL.M. Program must have earned a minimum GPA of 3.00 and at least a "B" in Federal Income Tax.
They must also submit a letter from their home school dean confirming that our program credits will be accepted for transfer toward their J.D. degree. Students seeking admission to the joint degree program should apply during the spring semester of their second year of law school.
The following courses are required for the LL.M. degree:
Students have to complete 10 credit hours from among the following electives:
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For joint Master's and Doctoral degrees*, please contact Sandra Abraham, Executive Liaison for Interdisciplinary Programs and Initiatives.
* For additional information on joint JD/LLM programs, please see respective program pages for contact information.