LL.M. Program

Law school graduates are furthering their studies in increasing numbers today, especially those working in competitive fields. A master of laws degree deepens your knowledge in specific areas of the law, making you a more marketable candidate and more effective attorney.

LL.M. in American Legal Studies


This program is tailored to lawyers who earned their law degrees abroad and are looking to learn more about the U.S. legal system in a global context. It is a particularly helpful course of study for those wanting to work for multinational corporations or state or federal government. Explore the LL.M. in American Legal Studies curriculum.

LL.M. in Family Law


One of only three in the country, Hofstra Law's family law LL.M. program concentrates on divorce, family violence, child custody, abuse, neglect and support, as well as related areas such as tax, contracts, real estate and partnership law, child psychology and treatment options. It is organized in conjunction with our family law center. Explore the LL.M. in Family Law curriculum.