Course Catalog

Students in the online programs must complete required and elective courses. The number of total courses varies per program.

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Master of Legal Studies

MLS Required Courses
Complete two common law courses, Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods and one of three options for the second course: Contracts, Property or Torts.

Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods (3 credits)
Contracts (3 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Torts (1 credit)

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MLS in Taxation Required Courses

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Master of Laws

LL.M. in Taxation Required Courses

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Dual LL.M. Required Courses

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LL.M. in U.S. Law Required Courses
Complete two common law courses, Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods and one of three options for the second course: Contracts, Property or Torts.

Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods (3 credits)
Contracts (3 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Torts (1 credit)

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Elective Courses

Washington University School of Law Elective Courses

Contracts (3 credits)
Civil Procedure (3 credits)
Legal Writing and Analysis (2 credits)
Professional Responsibility (3 credits)
Business Associations (3 credits)
Intellectual Property (3 credits)
Health Law (3 credits)
Negotiation (3 credits)
Constitutional Law (3 credits)
Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
Employment Law (3 credits)
International Business Transactions (2 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Mediation and Arbitration (3 credits)
Cross Cultural Dispute Resolution (3 credits)
Supervised Research (3 credits)

MLS and LL.M. in Tax Elective Courses

Contracts (3 credits)
Corporate Taxation (3 credits)
Civil Procedure (3 credits)
Federal Taxation of Partnerships (3 credits)
Legal Writing and Analysis (2 credits)
Professional Responsibility (3 credits)
Business Associations (3 credits)
Intellectual Property (3 credits)
Health Law (3 credits)
Negotiation (3 credits)
Constitutional Law (3 credits)
Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
Employment Law (3 credits)
International Business Transactions (2 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Mediation and Arbitration (3 credits)
Cross Cultural Dispute Resolution (3 credits)
State and Local Taxation (3 credits)
Federal Tax Procedure (3 credits)
Federal Estate and Gift Taxation (3 credits)
Accounting for Tax Attorneys (3 credits)
International Taxation (3 credits)
Tax-Exempt Organizations (3 credits)
Tax Research Writing (3 credits)
Externship (3 credits)
Supervised Research (3 credits)

Special Topics Courses

LL.M. in U.S. Law Required Courses
Courses also available to MLS students

Torts (1 credit)
Legal Research (1 credit)
Criminal Law (1 credit)
Immigration Law (1 credit)
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy (1 credit)
Administrative and Regulatory Law (1 credit)
Trial Advocacy (1 credit)
Education Law (1 credit)
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