LLM in Energy & Environmental Law

George Washington University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Energy
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Law & Legal Studies
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Both


A minimum of 16 credit hours from the following courses is required. For U.S. law school graduates this requirement must include 4 credits graded on the basis of research paper. This typically entails completion of Thesis (6690-91) or two research papers, each of which is written in connection with a 2-credit course. For non-U.S. law school graduates, completion of 2 credits graded on the basis of a single research paper or Thesis (6690-91) is required. Any research paper used to satisfy the written work requirement must be at least 8,000 words in length, and U.S. law school graduates must achieve a minimum grade of B+. For students who choose to write a thesis, Thesis (6690-91) and a minimum of 12 credits in the field of study are required. Students are encouraged to write a thesis.

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