Hofstra Law

Degree Programs

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JD Program

The legal marketplace is changing at a rapid pace. Our curriculum adapts to these changes, enabling you to enter the profession with the skills needed to succeed in your chosen field and a résumé that stands out from the competition.

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Paralegal Certificate Program

Courses in the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program are taught by practicing attorneys and judges who understand the current legal trends and issues. The program also shows students the specific substantive and procedural aspects of New York law to ensure success in the field within the Metropolitan area.

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Online MA in Health Law and Policy

Experienced health care and legal professionals can complete the Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy program in just 11 courses over 24 months. Learn to speak the language of the law and use it to set yourself apart as someone who understands the implications surrounding changing regulations and compliance challenges.

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LLM 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.

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LLM in Family Law

Hofstra Law's family law LLM 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.

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Online LLM in Health Law and Policy

Our Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy is designed for experienced legal professionals. Learn how to deliver expert legal counsel to clients confronting complex compliance matters — from health care payment methods to the regulation of the Medicare and Medicaid systems to the ethics of biotechnology.