Indigenous Peoples Law, LL.M.

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Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 5.00


Minimum Total Hours: 25

Program Code: M526

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.
Required Courses (19 hours)
LSI 5622History of Federal Indian Law and Policy I2
LSI 5632History of Federal Indian Law and Policy II2
LSI 5603Native American Natural Resources3
LSI 5623Religion, Culture & Indian Law3
LSI 5613Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country3
LSI 5653Civil Jurisdiction in Indian Country3
LSI 5643International Indigenous Peoples Law3
Elective Courses (6 hours)
Subject to Graduate Programs Committee approval, choose 6 hours from the following:6
Federal Indian Water Law
Indian Gaming Laws & Regulations
The Indian Child Welfare Act & Family Law in Indian Country
A College of Law LSI or LAW course may be substituted for one of the above courses with the advanced approval of the Indigenous Peoples lead faculty
Total Credit Hours25

POLICIES: CODE OF ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY AND LL.M. ACADEMIC STANDING AND PROBATION POLICY