Become a Leader with Impact

We understand where you’re coming from. You don’t just want to make a good living—you want to make a living that contributes to the greater good. Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) with a focus in Business and Entrepreneurial Counseling to give you all the tools you need to add pivotal value in any leadership role. Whether you become part of a corporate team, a counselor to business clients, or an adviser to a nonprofit organization, focusing your studies in Business and Entrepreneurial Counseling will prepare you to advance legal solutions to a wide range of business challenges.

Quick Facts


Earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from NSU in one or two years after successfully completing 30 academic units.

Delivery Options

LL.M. programs are delivered in hybrid format, with a mix of on-campus and online courses.


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

Start Dates

Start the program in August (Fall), January (Winter), or May (Summer).

*International students pursuing the U.S. Practice Track for Foreign Lawyers must study on campus and start their program in the fall.

What You'll Learn

If you choose to follow the Business and Entrepreneurial Counseling track, you can build legal expertise in key business areas, including:

• Business Succession Planning

• Corporate Finance

• Corporate Tax

• Franchise Law

• Intellectual Property Law

• Legal Leadership, Planning, and Management

• LLCs: Operation and Management

• Nonprofit Organizations

• International Business Transactions

• Securities Issuance and Offerings

• Trademark Law

Learn more about these and other courses in the Business and Entrepreneurial Counseling area of focus.

A Dynamic and Rigorous Curriculum

You may elect to take cross-listed JD courses.

Courses available on campus and online. Most J.D. electives that are not subject to enrollment restrictions will be made available as LL.M. electives.

Consult semester schedules and registration information.

 Select courses that reflect your interests and meet graduation requirements.

Note the prerequisites that are listed as part of the course description.

Failure to have taken prerequisites may result in involuntary withdrawal from a course, with a loss of credits and possible delay of graduation.

One advanced legal writing course is required for the LL.M.

Options include Professional Communications, IP Licensing and Drafting, and Appellate Drafting.

Build a Powerful Network

The NSU Law Mentoring Program offers students and alumni the chance to network with one another on a regular basis. This program gives you a pivotal opportunity to build a lifelong network as you learn from law alumni and local attorneys in the practice field that most interests you.

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Take The Next Steps

If you are ready to make a world of difference—in your career and in society—think of us as your support team. We’ve created a range of well-respected master's degrees that fit into your schedule. Two years from now, you could be driving change in your life and in the wider world. What are you waiting for?

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