Michigan State University (MSU) College of Law

  • Address: Law College Building 648 N. Shaw Lane East Lansing Michigan MI 48824-1300
  • Contact: Lisa Willson - Admissions and Office Coordinator
  • Email: llm@law.msu.edu
  • Phone: +1 (517) 432-6963
  • Summary:

    MSU Law's LL.M. an M.J. programs provide a rigorous yet flexible academic curriculum designed to advance the legal training of those who completed their legal education in a  foreign jurisdiction, or of U.S. lawyers interested in gaining an expertise in Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law.  The program, which can be customized to align with candidates’ professional goals and interests, will:


    • Prepare students to work in a multinational legal environment and improve their ability to represent clients in transactions with U.S. entities
    • Provide solid practical and theoretical experience in the American legal system or intellectual property and communications law
    • Qualify candidates to take the bar examination in Michigan, California, New York, and many other U.S. jurisdictions
    • Augment students’ understanding of the English language, legal English, and American culture
    • Build a foundation for a lasting professional network
    • Enhance career opportunities

    Candidates are guided in their preparation by expert faculty members who have lived and practiced abroad, all while joining a thriving intellectual community of more than 4,000 international scholars representing 125 countries. Students will be immersed in American culture while finding many of the comforts of home right here in East Lansing.