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Graduate Admissions

Explore degree paths that will help you deepen your knowledge, broaden your perspective, and advance your career.

Columbia Law School’s graduate degree options (LL.M., Executive LL.M., and J.S.D.) provide lawyers from around the world with unparalleled opportunities to achieve their academic and career goals. Develop insight into the American legal system, transform your global business law practice, or pursue a distinguished career in legal scholarship.

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Challenge yourself. Broaden your perspective and your network. Rediscover the law and your future in the legal profession.

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Executive LL.M.

Join a program as agile and ambitious as you are. Advance academically while staying connected professionally.

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Join a community of individuals who share your passion for the law and engage the resources of a world-class university to establish a career in legal academia.

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Inside the Executive LL.M. Program

Watch students discuss the true value of the accelerated Executive LL.M. program, which is designed to be responsive to the rapidly changing landscape of business law and to minimize time away from home and work.

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