Masters of Law (LLM) in Global Health Law

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Georgetown University Law Center offers a Master of Laws (LLM) in Global Health Law. This innovative, full- or part-time intensive course of study under the faculty direction of Professor Lawrence O. Gostin (http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/gostin-lawrence-o.cfm) is open to highly qualified candidates in public and private sectors with their J.D. (or a first degree in law from outside the United States) and strong interests or backgrounds in global and domestic health laws and policies. The Global Health Law Program offers lawyers working nationally and internationally the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills through focused studies in core legal and policy courses on global health, individual and public health, human rights, trade law, bioethics, international economics, environmental law, biotechnology, and science. The LLM in Global Health law is offered in conjunction with the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law (http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/). Students are integrated into the O'Neill Institute in many ways and have the opportunity to work on the O'Neill Institute's projects as research assistants, enroll in its practicum courses, and attend the many symposia and events hosted by the O'Neill Institute. Beyond the classroom, students can gain practical experience, including externship opportunities at international organizations, government agencies, and within the private sector.

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Global health
Law
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Georgetown University

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.