The Commerce & Technology LL.M. focuses on enriching your career in the emerging areas of business created by rapid technological change and globalization. New challenges are created by the growth of electronic commerce, new products and services, and the growing proliferation of cybercrime. The Commerce and Technology program is built at the intersection of business and law to tackle evolving legal issues facing new business and e-commerce in the global information age economy.
Students learn how the legal system in the US and abroad is accommodating the challenges of the information age as the economy, society, and our everyday lives are transformed by new and emerging technologies. Students have the flexibility to choose courses in areas such as: intellectual property ownership and management, privacy and cybersecurity, blockchain and its legal implications, and artificial intelligence-enhanced legal and regulatory decision-making. Expert faculty tailor courses to current events and developments, and the program offers flexibility to match the career objectives of each individual student.
The program is available in residential format only. Credit requirements: 24 credits. The program is available full-time only and must be completed within 12 months. Typical duration is August-May.
- Cybercrime consultant
- Digital privacy lawyer
- GDPR compliance officer
- Global business legal specialist
- Information technology attorney
Applicants to the LL.M. must have completed a first degree in law, either a JD or LL.B. All international applicants shall submit current proof of English language ability. Accepted proof includes: TOEFL score of 80 or higher, IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or proof that the student’s undergraduate degree was taught in English. The GRE or LSAT are NOT required for admission.
To be recommended for the LL.M. degree all candidates must successfully complete a minimum number of credits, complete the required coursework, meet the school residency or continuous enrollment requirements, fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law, and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.
Number of Credits to earn a degree. LL.M. candidates must successfully complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) credits from a selection of required and elective courses.
About the School
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