Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

LLM in Global Competition Law (Online)


The Master of Laws (LLM) in Global Competition Law program is a post-JD master's degree program for attorneys who wish to develop or enhance a special expertise in competition and consumer law.  This 20-credit degree program is offered as a part-time two year online program. 

All students enrolled in the Global Competition Law LLM degree program take courses from a cutting-edge curriculum developed in conjunction with a committee of leading competition and consumer lawyers, industry professionals, enforcement officials, and U.S. and international academic experts.  Courses focus on the legal, regulatory, political, ethical, and economic aspects of competition law and policy. 

Loyola's LLM in Global Competition Law program is administered by the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, one of the nation's leading competition and consumer law programs.  Courses in the on-line Global Competition Law program are taught by Loyola's full-time and practitioner faculty.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates with the LLM in Global Competition Law will:

  • Acquire specialized knowledge in competition law, policy, and economics
  • Learn best practices from a comparative study of the world’s principal competition law jurisdictions
  • Understand the current cutting edge issues in the field
  • Appreciate the need to tailor competition law solutions for the needs of small and developing jurisdictions
  • Understand key problems, proposed solutions, and future challenges of the competition law and policy field
  • Demonstrate effective and ethical decision-making abilities in facing issues relating to competition law and policy
  • Work and Interact with leading professors, practitioners, and enforcers in the field during their studies
  • Have the opportunity to research and write a publishable quality LLM thesis in their final semester under the supervision of a faculty expert in their selected field
  • Enhance career skills and opportunities in the field

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.

Loyola University Chicago is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.