Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Legal Studies
Touro Law Center
225 Eastview Drive/Room 404
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone: (631) 761-7060
Fax: (631) 761-7069
Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Other hours by appointment
Tuition is charged by the semester-hour.
Students must successfully complete the requirement of and be awarded an LL.M. degree within 24 months of matriculation and 24 out of the 27 credits required for the LL.M. degree must be physically completed at the campus of Touro Law Center in the United States.
Requirements for application include:
Authenticated law school transcripts
All applicants are required to have their law school transcripts evaluated and authenticated by one of the following two services:
Law School Admission Council LL.M. Credential Assembly Service
662 Penn St. Box 8511
Newtown, PA 18940-8511
World Education Services (WES)
Bowling Green Station
PO Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
64 Beaver St, #146
New York, NY 10004
English Proficiency – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
U.S. law study is language-intensive, requiring mastery of lengthy readings that use legal and lay English in both modern and archaic forms. All applicants for whom English is not their first language must submit official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score approaching 240 (computer-based scale) or 95 (internet-based scale) is desirable. Touro Law’s institution code is 2902.
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
New York State Board of Law Examiners Certification
Prior to beginning the program, all applicants interested in sitting for the bar exam are encouraged to obtain certification of their eligibility from the New York State Board of Law Examiners. Completion of an LL.M. program does not guarantee access to the bar exam. Eligibility is governed in part by the nature of prior law study. For more information, contact:
The New York State Board of Law Examiners
Corporate Plaza, Building 3
254 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY 12203-5195