Dual LL.M. Degrees


Dual LL.M. in Law and Government and International Legal Studies

LL.M. candidates enrolled in the Program on Law and Government may obtain a second LL.M. degree from the LL.M. in International Legal Studies Program (ILSP) upon completing 16 additional credit hours. This dual LL.M. may be of particular interest to students interested in studying both the international and domestic side of an area of specialization such as environmental law, business law, or human rights and civil rights. Please review the complete degree requirements for more information.

Dual LL.M. in Law and Government and Advocacy

LL.M. candidates enrolled in the Program on Law and Government may obtain a second LL.M. degree from the LL.M. in Advocacy upon completing 16 additional credit hours. This dual LL.M. may be of particular interest to students specializing in Criminal Law during the LL.M. in Law and Government.

Students interested in applying to a Dual LL.M. program will apply during the last semester of the LL.M. in Law and Government. The following materials must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions before the application deadline.

  • Completed Application: ILSP | Advocacy
  • Copy of your Academic File: Transcript Request Form
  • One letter of recommendation from a current WCL professor
  • The application fee is waived for all dual degree applicants

For more information contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 202-274-4110 or llm@wcl.american.edu or stop by Suite 309.