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College of Law

Florida State University


Business Law LL.M. Procedures

To be admitted to Florida State Law’s LL.M. in Business Law program, an applicant must:

  • Prior to the commencement of the LL.M. program, possess a J.D. from a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association or an LL.B. or equivalent law degree from a non-U.S. college, university or law school

  • Be able to engage in classroom instruction and writing assignments in English as determined through the written application (international applicants from non-English-speaking countries will be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores)

Application requirements include:

  • Our application does not require an application fee.
  • Personal Statement: In 500 words or fewer, describe your interest in the LL.M in Business Law and any particular specializations that you are interested in pursuing.

  • Resume: A complete and updated resume is required and must be submitted as an attachment with the online application through LSAC.

  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation are required. At least one letter of recommendation should be from an academic instructor familiar with your work.

Admissions Decisions

Admissions decisions are made on a continuous basis on completed applications.

Applications will not be deemed "complete" - and no admissions decision will be made - until all 
application materials listed above are submitted.

Applicants may apply for fall semester admission, with a completion deadline of July 31. International applicants must apply by June 1.