Paul L. Caron

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Questions To Ask Before Choosing An Online LL.M

Questions To Ask Before Choosing an Online LL.M., Nat'l Jurist, Vol. 29, No. 2, Fall 2019, at 15:

2U Pepperdine 2You want to advance your legal career with an online LL.M. But with so many options, narrowing your search can be difficult. You need to consider not only which specialty you’d like to pursue but also which online program is the best fit. ... Here are the most important questions you need to ask before choosing an online LL.M. program.

  1. Are classes in real time or recorded?
  2. Who is teaching?
  3. How much interaction will you have with the professors?
  4. How much interaction will you have with fellow students?
  5. How will you be supported?
  6. What do you do about technical problems?
  7. What services can you access after graduation?
  8. Can you become a residential student if you decide online isn’t right for you?
  9. Can you try out a course before enrolling?

While it can be overwhelming to try and decide which online LL.M. program will work best for you, thinking about what matters to you and asking a few questions can help narrow your search.

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