Graduate and Diploma Programs Academic Rules & Regulations

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UNH Law offers graduate programs in residential, limited residential, and online formats, and allows lawyers and non-lawyers to pursue a post-graduate degree in three specialized areas of the law: Intellectual Property, Commerce and Technology, and International Criminal Law and Justice.

Intellectual Property degrees available include LLM, Master’s, and Diploma. LLM and Master’s degrees are available in residential, limited residential (one semester in-residence before completing the degree online), and online formats. The Diploma in IP is available in residential and online formats.

Commerce and Technology degrees available include LLM, Master’s, and Diploma. All three are available in residential format only.

International Criminal Law and Justice degrees available include LLM, Master’s, and Diploma, and all three are available online only.

UNH Law also offers a Joint Degree option, where Juris Doctor (JD) candidates may complete both a JD and a Master of Laws or a JD and an interdisciplinary master's degree, in the same time period.

The University of New Hampshire School of Law, formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center, has been fully accredited by the American Bar Association since 1974. In addition, UNH Law is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.