Top 10 LLMs in Human Rights Law in the United States

An LLM in Human Rights Law will give you an in-depth understanding of this particular aspect of the law that a general LLM cannot do.

An LLM in Human Rights Law can lead to many exciting career paths. Here is our roundup of ten of the best law schools in the United States to study your LLM in Human Rights Law*.

LLM in International Human Rights Law – Northwestern University

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $61,784 for all students, including international students.
What You Will Study: The LLM in International Human Rights Law at Northwestern University provides students with a comprehensive look at the application of Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law and the interaction between the International Courts national legal systems.

LLM with Concentration in Human Rights and Comparative Constitutional Law – University of Texas Austin 

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $35,015 for in-state students / $51,995 for out-of-state students and international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Texas Austin will focus on modern Human Rights Law practice and the use of Constitutional Law in both International and American Human Rights issues. 

LLM with a Certificate in International Human Rights Law – Georgetown Law

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 to 5 years part time
Cost: $80,976 for all full-time students, including international students, or $2,340 per credit hour for all part-time students including international students. It takes 24 credits to complete the LLM and the Certificate is an additional 10 credits.
What You Will Study: The course at Georgetown Law benefits from close association with a number of US Governmental Institutions such as the US Department of Justice.

LLM in International Human Rights Law – University of Notre Dame

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $55,802 for all students, including international students. 
What You Will Study: The LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of Notre Dame is aimed at those who wish to help those who have been subjected to crimes such as people trafficking.

LLM with a Concentration in Human Rights Law – Emory University School of Law

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $54,500 for all students, including international students. 
What You Will Study: With a substantial dissertation students at Emory Law are able to explore the parts of US and International Human Rights Law that interest them. 

LLM with a Concentration in Human Rights Law – University of Minnesota Law School

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $43,244 for in-state students / $51,590 for out-of-state and international students.
What You Will Study: With a large Human Rights Law Library the program at the University of Minnesota Law School cooperates with the Human Rights Program in the Institute for Global Studies and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies to produce a far-reaching course.

LLM with a Specialisation in Human Rights Law – University of California Davis Law School

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: $49,450 total fees for all students, including international students. 
What You Will Study: The course at UC Davis School of Law integrates both US and international students together, allowing students to develop a greater understanding of International Human Rights issues. 

LLM with a Concentration in Human Rights and Civil Rights Law – University of North Carolina School of Law

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: $23,890 for in-state students / $40,521 for out-of-state and international students. 
What You Will Study: This LLM at the UNC School of Law is aimed at internationally trained lawyers who wish to gain an understanding of the US legal system and focuses on the US legal perspective of Human Rights and Civil Rights Law. 

LLM with a Concentration in Human Rights Law – The University of Arizona James E Rogers College of Law

Duration: 1 year full time.
Cost: $26,000 for all students, including international students plus a $200 international student registration fee. 
What You Will Study: Modules at the James E Rodgers College of Law include topics such as International Human Rights, Native American Law and Policy, Poverty, Health and Law, and Freedom of Speech and Religion.

LLM with a Specialisation in International Law and Human Rights – University of California Hastings College of Law

Duration: 1 year full time.
Cost: $47,500 for all students, including international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at UC Hastings can participate in the Immigrant's Rights Clinic, gaining valuable experience in the issues surrounding refugees and human rights in the United States.

*SOURCE: US NEWS

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