LL.M. and J.S.D. Programs
McGeorge offers graduate programs for both domestically trained attorneys and foreign trained attorneys. Whether you seek an advanced legal program focusing on U.S. Law, Public Policy, Transnational Business or Water Resources, McGeorge is the right place for you.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked McGeorge's International Law program among the top programs in the country for the fifth year in a row, this year as No. 25 in the 2017 Best Graduate Schools guide. McGeorge was included on the Honor Roll for Best LL.M. programs in the 2016 International Jurist magazine, as the only California school among the top 12 for Top Value, and as one of 14 schools recognized for the Law School Experience.
With its close proximity to the California State Capitol, San Francisco, wine country and Lake Tahoe, McGeorge's Sacramento campus is a prime location for living and learning. McGeorge is dedicated to provide particular assistance to those of you who are coming from all around the world.
Who will I learn from?
McGeorge's distinguished faculty and adjuncts offer our students a wide range of expertise. Travel abroad to Salzburg to study international law from United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Learn from a variety of guest lecturers and speakers through our International Jurist Series.
Who will I learn with?
Learn about law and build networks with students from all over the world. Share classes with J.D. students who are already working in California State Departments and Agencies as well as non-profits and other legal entities.
What will I be prepared for?
An LL.M. from McGeorge will prepare you for bar exam eligibility, job placement or further pursuit of legal studies.
Explore LL.M. & J.S.D. Programs
- Transnational Business Practice — A single degree with two separate tracks, one with an international internship, one without.
- U.S. Law & Policy
- Water Resources Law — A single degree with two separate tracks, which allow for curricular focus in either U.S.-based water resources law or international.
- International Water Resources
- LL.M. Program Application Requirements
- J.S.D. Program Application Requirements
- Costs & Aid, LL.M. & J.S.D. Programs
- Request Information
- Student Life
- Visa Information
- LL.M. Program Brochure (pdf)
Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019