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Online Master's Degrees from Washington University School of Law

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The Washington University School of Law offers master's degree programs online for professionals who want to advance their legal careers. Delivered entirely online, our programs allow you to earn a degree from a top-20 U.S. law school¹ without relocating or putting your career on hold. Your online experience includes:

  • Live, weekly classes led by Washington University faculty
  • Small classes taught in the interactive and discussion-based Socratic method, the preferred method of teaching in U.S. law schools
  • Self-paced course work designed by teaching faculty, completed on your own time in preparation for weekly classes
  • An optional weekend learning experience on campus in St. Louis 

Washington University School of Law is ranked among the top 20 law schools in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.¹

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation equips lawyers and law school graduates with a comprehensive and specialized understanding of the complexities of tax law. Students will graduate prepared to assist individuals and organizations in all major areas of tax, such as estate planning, employee benefits and corporate taxation. There are no in-person requirements, but students can enhance their online learning experience with an optional externship, research seminar or on-campus weekend immersion.

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law is for foreign-trained lawyers who can benefit from knowledge of the U.S. legal system. Delivered fully online, the LL.M. in U.S. Law program allows you to earn a degree from a top-ranked U.S. law school without leaving your job or home country. Courses in the program cover a range of topics including intellectual property, negotiation, contracts and legal writing.

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¹ 2022 Best Law Schools. (2020). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved June 2021, from