Degree/Course Requirements

Requirements for earning the LL.M. degree are determined by the area of specialization, as noted below.

The student is responsible for ascertaining whether these requirements are fulfilled.

Master of Laws in Energy and Natural Resources Law

• Attend classes as a full-time or part-time student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law
• Successfully complete 24 units of credit over two semesters of study, subject to possible extension for cause
• Successfully complete 15 hours of courses in the areas of energy and natural resources law and approved electives
• Take a two-credit class in American Legal Systems
• Take a two-credit class on Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (international students only)
• Take three courses listed as (Core) courses
• File an official Application for Graduation

Master of Laws in Indigenous Peoples Law

• Attend classes as a full-time or part-time student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law
• Successfully complete 24 units of credit over two semesters of study, subject to possible extension for cause
• Successfully complete 15 hours of courses in the area of indigenous peoples law and approved electives
• Take a two-credit class in American Legal Systems
• Take a two-credit class on Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (international students only)
• Take three courses listed as (Core) courses
• File an official Application for Graduation

Master of Laws in US Legal Studies

• Attend classes as a full-time student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law
• Successfully complete 24 units of credit over two semesters of study, subject to possible extension for cause
• Take a two-credit class in American Legal Systems
• Take a two-credit class on Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (international students only)
• File an official Application for Graduation