Energy and Natural Resources Law, LL.M.

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Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 5.00

Minimum Total Hours: 24

Program Code: M355

Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission to the LL.M. program, applicants must have earned their first law degree — LL.B., J.D., or equivalent. Admission is highly selective, and those admitted must have excellent law school records, strong letters of recommendation, proficiency in English and leadership potential. Although not required, some work or research experience following completion of the first law degree is preferred.

The College of Law LL.M. program admissions page provides more information on admission requirements, the application process, and how to apply online.

Program Requirements

  • This is an online-only degree program.
Subject to Graduate Programs Committee approval, choose 24 hours from the courses listed below:24
Foundations of Contract Law for the Energy Industry
Introduction to Property Law and Natural Resources
Introduction to Petroleum Engineering and Geo-Sciences
Legal Drafting
Oil and Gas Law
Real Estate Transactions
Mineral Title Examination
Oil and Gas Environmental Law
Oil and Gas Contracts
Legal Research for the Energy Industry
Water Law for the Energy Industry
Oil and Gas Regulatory Practice
Oil & Gas Development of Public Lands
Midstream Oil and Gas Law
Negotiations, Communication, and Ethics (on campus)
Project Economics and Finance (on campus)
A College of Law LSO or LAW course may be substituted for one of the above courses with the advanced approval of the Energy & Natural Resources Law Lead Faculty.
Total Credit Hours24

Policies: Code of Academic Responsibility and LL.M. Academic Standing and Probation Policy