LL.M. Bridge Program

LL.M. Bridge Program Course Descriptions

Prepare for an LL.M. by attending Widener Law. This program is exclusively designed to prepare international students for success!
  • The LL.M. Bridge Program enhances legal English and law school skills
  • Allows completion of the 24-credit LL.M. Bridge Program over two semesters through assessment-based learning.
  • Upon successful completion students are transitioned into one of Widener Law’s LL.M. Programs.
Program Requirements
  • Students may be accepted into the Bridge Program with a TOEFL of 46-59.
  • Successful completion of the Bridge Program will allow students to be accepted into the LL.M. program.
  • Students must obtain an overall cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.5 in the Bridge Program for integration into the LL.M. Program.
  • All courses in the Bridge Program will have assessment-based learning integrated throughout the coursework.
  • Students will collaborate with faculty in an enriched environment for a successful transition into one of Widener Law’s LL.M. Programs.
Course Requirements

FALL (12 credits)
  • LBR 120 Introduction to American Law (3 credits)
  • LBR 130 Introduction to the American Legal System (3 credits)
  • LBR 110 Legal Writing and Research I (3 credits)
  • LBR 111 Introduction to Legal Analysis (3 credits)
SPRING (12 credits)
  • LBR 210 Legal Writing & Research II (3 credits)
  • LBR 211 Persuasive Legal Writing (3 credits)
  • LBR 220 Introduction to United States Corporate Law (3 credits)
  • LBR 230 Introduction to Business Entities (3 credits)
LL.M. Programs
  • Seated Master of Laws in Corporate Law & Finance
  • Seated General Master of Laws with concentrations in:
    • Criminal Law
    • Environmental Law
    • American Legal Studies
    • Global Compliance Law