Apply Now & Admissions Details

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 semester, which begins January 11, 2018.

The LL.M. in General Law Studies is open to anyone who has a law degree and is qualified to sit for a bar exam or is entitled to practice law. This includes both international and U.S. law school graduates.

Applicants who earned a JD degree in the U.S. should request an official hard copy transcript from their law school Registrar’s Office. The law school transcript should be mailed by the Registrar directly to: Florida Coastal School of Law, Attention Margaret Ioannides, 8787 Baypine Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32256.

Applicants who obtained their first degree in law outside of the U.S. should request a course-by-course evaluation of their law school transcript by an agency approved by the California Bar. Please click here for a list of the agencies.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit an application, a curriculum vitae/resume, personal statement, and either: (1) an evaluation of the foreign legal education based upon an official transcript or (2) an official law school transcript for U.S. law school graduates. Additionally, international students should submit proof of English proficiency, submit a TOEFL or IELTS score (unless certain exceptions apply), and scan a copy of their government issued photo identification (passport or driver’s license) and e-mail it to Margaret Ioannides at

Admission to the program is competitive and not automatic. When reviewing applications for admission to the LL.M. program, the following factors will be considered: performance in previous law studies; professional or related experience; professional and personal goals; and English proficiency.

Apply Now

Applicants may apply directly through the LSAC website at: Once you have created a log in and password, you will be automatically sent to the General Law Studies program application. Please contact Associate Dean of Strategy & Innovation, Margaret Ioannides at or call +1.904.256.1158 if you have any questions.

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