UMKC School of Law currently offers three options for advanced study in law beyond a J.D. or B.A. degree. These options can enhance a student’s knowledge and skills, allowing greater depth and understanding in an area of strength. They also assist in developing a new area of expertise.

LLM General – Students can design an advanced degree to meet their interests and needs.

LLM General for International Students – Students develop U.S.-style lawyering skills, become acquainted with U.S. law, and can specialize in subject areas of their choice from the J.D. curriculum.

LLM Taxation – Students develop greater knowledge and expertise in U.S. Tax law and policy.