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About the Program

The Michigan State University College of Law Graduate Programs at MSU Dubai are specially designed for foreign professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of the American legal system and enhance their careers in their home countries. Students with a prior law degree may earn the Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree; students with a prior degree in another discipline may earn the Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) degree.

The program offers a rigorous, yet flexible, curriculum that allows foreign lawyers and other professionals to receive a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. legal system or to focus their studies in a specific area of law.

The American Legal System for Foreign- Educated Lawyers and Professionals program provides candidates with the following:

  • An improved understanding of legal English and American legal culture
  • A solid practical and theoretical experience in the American legal system
  • The skills needed to work in a multi-national legal environment and to represent clients in transactions with U.S. entities
  • A lasting professional network and enhanced career opportunities

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