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Online LL.M. in Advocacy - Eligibility and Admission

Stetson welcomes talented individuals who possess a broad range of professional and academic experiences and who meet the eligibility requirements.


To apply, you must submit via LSAC (click link below):

  • an electronic application;
  • a resume;
  • a personal statement detailing interest in the program and a strong desire to advance once's advocacy skills;
  • two letters of recommendation; and
  • official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended, even if you did not matriculate. 
*Click to APPLY HERE by August 15th*


- Students educated in the United States who hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) do not need to be admitted to a state bar in order to apply to the Program.  However, such applicants should indicate when they intend to take a bar exam and why they wish to pursue a Master of Laws in Advocacy.  

- Students educated in the United states who hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a U.S. law school that is not accredited by the ABA, or was not accredited by the ABA at the time of the applicant's graduation, must:

  1. be licensed to practice law in at least one state within the U.S.,
  2. provide a certificate of good standing from that state's bar, and
  3. have significant experience as an advocate.

- Forgien-educated students must hold a first law degree (J.D. equivalent) from a foreign law shcool approved by the appropriate authority in that country. 

- Applicants whose native language is not English must achieve a TOEFL score of at least 100 (Internet-based) or a 7 on the IELTS.

Questions? Email: [email protected]