Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Degrees & Certificates

Tax Law Certificate

Loyola University Chicago has developed a rich, structured tax curriculum that provides a valuable education for students who ultimately enter corporate law, tax law, estate planning, or general business practice. The Tax and Estate Planning Program faculty has identified a core curriculum that provides deep study of the fundamentals in the major areas of taxation. Students who complete the core curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 or better will be awarded a Tax Certificate with their JD degree. The certificate enables students to convey the depth of their education to tax, estate planning, business litigation, and corporate law departments of firms of all sizes. In recent years, 10% - 15% of Loyola JDs have earned the Tax Certificate. 

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LLM in Tax Law

Loyola University Chicago offers a 26-credit Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation. Applicants to the LLM Tax Program must hold a JD degree or its equivalent. The LLM offers qualified JDs the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and practice skills in the area of tax law.

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