Online LL.M. in Elder Law
As the nation's elder population rises, so has the need for experts in the specialized field of elder law. Stetson Law's LL.M. in Elder Law program offers attorneys a convenient online curriculum from which students can advance their legal education without relocating or interrupting their professional careers.
Distinguish Yourself with an LL.M. in Elder Law
- Study when convenient to your schedule
- Complete your degree online in less than two years
- Includes attendance at Stetson's annual Special Needs Trust conference as part of three-day in-person course
- Access to Stetson's online library resources for elder law
- Quarterly webinars on practice skills
- Partial scholarships available for a limited number of students
Applicants for admission to the LL.M. program must have a law degree from a U.S. law school or a law school approved by the appropriate authority in a country other than the United States and exhibit a strong interest in elder law through job experience or courses completed. All applicants must demonstrate strong academic achievement and must be proficient in the English language. » More
Curriculum and Program Duration
By taking a full course load, students can complete the requirements for the LL.M. degree within three semesters (fall, spring and fall). Candidates must satisfactorily complete 25 hours of academic credit, and will take no more than three classes per semester. Most classes are three credits. » More
Elder Law Faculty
Courses will be taught by talented full-time faculty and adjunct professors. The program is directed by Rebecca Morgan, Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law and director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law. A past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Professor Morgan has more than 25 years of teaching experience and has been recognized with numerous national awards for her service for America's aging population.
Personal attention to student needs is one of the hallmarks of Stetson's educational philosophy. Our faculty and staff are committed to a supportive environment for academic and professional growth whether the students are participating across the classroom or halfway around the world. » More
Why an LL.M.?
Amos Goodall, 2009 LL.M. graduate
Frank Johns, 2008 LL.M. graduate
Online Courses Offer Convenience
Our online LL.M. classes go with you. Students can watch lectures and participate in class discussions with a faculty of national leaders in elder law. Beginning Fall 2012, our classes will also be accessible on the iPad, iPhone and newer generation iPods.