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On Campus LL.M. Degree Program

LL.M. Degree

Highlights and Benefits

  • Receive dedicated academic support
  • Gain hands-on experience through externships with judges, in-house counsel and private practitioners
  • Receive one-on-one career counseling
  • Choose to specialize in a variety of certificates

Earn Your LL.M. Degree in less than a year

Full-time students can complete the requirements of the LL.M. or M.S.L. program in nine months. Part-time students must complete the program within four years.

Experience a Welcoming Campus Atmosphere

Dayton Law is a community based on inclusivity and helping others. Our students benefit tremendously from diversity in race, age, gender, background and beliefs. We offer numerous student organizations representing a wide variety of personal and professional interests. Students are encouraged to participate in these organizations and to serve their communities through pro bono work and service projects.

Advance Your Legal Skills in Our Cutting-Edge Academic Programs

Our academic programs are characterized by flexibility and innovation. Strategic collaborations with the University’s Human Rights Center and companies, such as LexisNexis and Emerson, drive a spirit of innovation that is unique to Dayton Law. The law school boasts a distinguished and diverse faculty, many of whom are at the forefront of their fields. 


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LL.M. Course Options

LL.M. candidates must take at least four of the following core courses:

Administrative Law, 3 credits
Business Organizations, 3 credits
Constitutional Law I, 3 credits
Constitutional Law for LL.M. Students, 3 credits
Contracts I, 3 credits
Contracts II, 3 credits
Contracts and Sales for LL.M. Students, 3 credits
Criminal Law, 3 credits
Criminal Procedure Investigation, 3 credits
Criminal Law & Procedure for LL.M. Students, 4 credits
Cyberspace Law, 2 credits
Intellectual Property Law, 3 credits
Real Property I, 4 credits
Real Property II, 3 credits
Real Property for LL.M. Students, 3 credits
Remedies, 3 credits
Torts I, 3 credits
Torts II, 2 credits
Trial Practice Civil or Trial Practice Criminal, 3 credits

Elective Courses

In addition to taking the courses required for the LL.M. degree, LL.M. students should fulfill the remainder of their semester hour requirements by taking: 1) any required “core” course; 2) any capstone course approved for the LL.M. degree; or 3) any elective course approved for the LL.M. degree. In order for a capstone or elective to be approved for the LL.M. degree, students must satisfy any course prerequisites.

Office of Admissions & Financial Aid

Phone: 937-229-3555



Online LL.M. Program

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2772