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LLM Requirements

To be eligible to receive the LLM degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, you must attend full-time for two academic semesters, taking between nine and 17 credits per semester, and complete the requirements of either the Course Track or the Thesis Track below.


LLM Concentrations

LLM Public Service Program

The Toll Public Interest Center is excited to welcome LLMs as participants in the Law School’s commitment to service. As integral parts of the LLM program, public service and pro bono provide you with important opportunities to develop your professional skills while learning more about the communities that exist beyond the walls of the Law School.

Though not a graduation requirement, LLMs are welcome and encouraged to take part in Law School-approved pro bono work. Learn more about placement opportunities at the Toll Public Interest Center.