LL.M. Bridge Program

LL.M. Bridge Program Course Descriptions

Prepare for an LL.M. by attending Widener Law. The curriculum is available for foreign students and American residents who receive their legal training abroad.
  • 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 U.S. Constitutional Law (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