OverviewFor over one hundred years, The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law has trained many of the nation's most distinguished lawyers and judges. In law firms, federal and local government, the judiciary, and the public sector, our graduates are recognized for their knowledge, competence and ethics. Committed to providing the highest quality legal education in an increasingly global society, the Columbus School of Law offers its Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree program to graduates of U.S. and foreign law schools. In line with our Catholic mission, the Columbus School of Law instills its students with a quest for social justice and a profound duty to apply their legal knowledge and skills to the promotion of the common good.
The LL.M. is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student. LL.M. candidates, mentored by expert faculty, plan a course of study in one of the following concentrations: Communications Law, Securities Law, or Comparative and International Law. Through the law school's extensive curricular offerings, LL.M. candidates enhance their knowledge for practice by acquiring significant expertise in the area of specialization they have selected.
The Columbus School of Law is situated in our nation's capital, the legal and political center of the United States. Washington, D.C. is also the hub for governmental and non-governmental international organizations. Students may avail themselves of all the opportunities that Washington, D.C. has to offer due to our convenient location and easy access to public transportation.