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Academic Requirements

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Employment Law – Online

The LL.M. degree is conferred on students who achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (“B” or better and graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better are designated “With Honors.” A full explanation of the academic requirements is included in the Academic Code for the LL.M. in Employment Law.

The LL.M. in Employment Law is a 24 credit, part-time program designed to be completed in five consecutive semesters. Twenty credits are earned through coursework and four through research, writing and presentation of a thesis. Courses are taken consecutively so that students take only one course at a time.

Master’s Thesis Requirement

Students seeking a LL.M. in Employment Law are required to complete and present a thesis. In consultation with a thesis advisor, students choose a topic for their thesis near the beginning of the third semester of the program. Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School LL.M. in Employment Law program features a three part Master’s Thesis course that is included in the curriculum to guide students through the scholarly research and writing process.