Law, LLM

The Northeastern LLM program is a post-graduate law program designed for US or internationally trained lawyers looking for individualized professional growth. As an LLM student, you’ll tackle real-world legal issues while acquiring the foundational knowledge and practical skills you need to become a real-world practitioner with impact.

Potential career paths:

  • Patent Attorney
  • Barrister’s Clerk
  • Chartered Legal Executive
  • Solicitor
  • Advice Worker
  • Barrister

If you want to earn your LLM at Northeastern, Global Pathways can help you succeed through rigorous language training, cultural activities, and support.

Global Pathways

Entry Requirements

To enter this Global Pathways program, you must meet the School of Law’s admissions scores. Please note, your English language score will determine the length of your Global Pathways studies.

English Language for Global Pathways

English Score for 1 term:
TOEFL iBT 76 / IELTS 6.5 / PTE 50

English Score for 2 term:
TOEFL iBT 67/ IELTS 6.0 (no band below 5.5) / PTE 46

GPA for Global Pathways Entry

3.0

Admission Test Scores for Global Pathways

None

Global Pathways Start Date

January
May
August

Global Pathways Tuition

One Semester:
$15,200 USD

Two Semesters:
$26,075 USD

Three Semesters:
$35,000 USD*

*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

Transferrable Credits

2-4

Global Pathways Duration

One Semester:
4 months


Two Semesters:
8 months


Three Semesters:
12 months*


*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

What you’ll study

Once you are admitted to this Global Pathways program, you will participate in the following courses. In your final semester, you’ll participate in a content course specific to your desired master’s degree.

Curriculum

 

One Semester Program

 

Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

 

Two Semester Program

First Semester
Research & Writing for Grad School
Advanced Reading for Grad School
Advanced Listening & Speaking for Grad School
Sociology of Boston
Second Semester
Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

Degree Progression to LLM

Master’s Degree Progression Requirements

After successful completion of your Global Pathways courses, you must meet the following criteria to enter the LLM program:

English Language for Degree Progression

TOEFL 85 / IELTS 7.0

GPA for Degree Progression

3.0

Admission Test Scores for Degree Progression

None

Degree Program Details

Degree Progression Start Date

August
May

Degree Progression Program Tuition

452,800 USD

Total Degree Progression Credits

33

Degree Progression Program Lengths

12 Months