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LLM Admission Requirements & Application

LLM Admission Requirements

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for an LLM degree from The Kline School of Law, domestic LLM applicants must have completed a JD. International applicants must have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in law.

All applicants to the LLM in American Legal Practice program must submit:

  1. A completed application
  2. Academic transcripts verified by LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service
  3. If you’re an international student: Proof of English proficiency with a TOEFL or IELTS score*
  4. A written personal statement expressing their interest in the program
  5. Resume
  6. Following a thorough review of your application, Drexel may request a Skype, in-person, or telephone interview with you.

All applicants to the LLM in Cyber Law and Data Privacy program and to the LLM in Health Care and Pharmaceutical Compliance program must submit:

  1. A completed application
  2. Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  3. Essay of approximately 500 words
    • Can be a personal statement outlining personal and/or professional goals you hope to achieve through the program, or on another topic that showcases your writing skills
  4. Resume
    • Quality and quantity of professional experience will be evaluated
  5. Standardized test score reports (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT) can be submitted, but are not required
  6. Additional requirements for International Students
    • Those who have completed their first law degree program in a language other than English will be required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score*

* Successful applicants will typically have earned a 100 on the TOEFL or a 7.5 on the IELTS.

Application Deadlines

On-campus

  • International Applicants: May 1
  • Domestic Applicants: July 22 

Full-time on-campus programs begin in the fall semester only.

Online

  • Fall Session: July 22

How to Apply

LLM in American Legal Practice program

  1. Log into or create an account through LSAC’s LLM Credential Assembly Service.
  2. Select the program you’re interested in and follow the remaining instructions.

LLM in Cyber Law and Data Privacy program and LLM in Health Care and Pharmaceutical Compliance program

Use the following links to create or resume an application: