Cardozo's four LL.M. programs are designed to meet the interests and professional goals of students seeking an advanced law degree. Our programs in Comparative Legal Thought, Dispute Resolution and Advocacy, General Studies, and Intellectual Property offer students access to outstanding faculty, a flexible curriculum and challenging courses. Special programs for students holding law degrees from an international institution ensure that they are prepared for the American legal world.
Each year, approximately 75 students enter Cardozo seeking an LL.M. degree. They come from across the United States and around the world to join the law school’s 1,100 J.D. candidates as part of the Cardozo community. LL.M. candidates may begin in the fall or spring semester and can study full or part time—either way, they participate in a curriculum that offers both theoretical and practical components designed to support a broad legal education and to lead to career advancement.