LLM in Dispute Resolution Curriculum

Pepperdine Law’s online Master of Laws (LLM) in Dispute Resolution is a 26-unit program. All students will complete core courses and two residencies. Students can then tailor their learning experience by choosing from an array of elective courses. The courses are taught in eight-week sessions across the calendar year, and students can complete the program in 12- or 24-month tracks. See a sample course schedule.

LLM in Dispute Resolution Courses

Core Courses

Negotiation Theory and Practice

2 units

Mediation Theory and Practice

2 units

Arbitration Theory and Practice

2 units

Cross-Cultural Conflict and Dispute Resolution

2 units

Psychology of Conflict Communication

2 units

Residencies

LLM Residency 1—The World of Dispute Resolution

1 unit

LLM Residency 2—Dispute Resolution in Practice for Lawyers

1 unit

General Elective Courses

Advanced Mediation Seminar

2 units

Selected Issues: Divorce and Family Mediation

2 units

Environmental and Public Policy Dispute Resolution

2 units

International Commercial Arbitration

2 units

Selected Issues: Apology, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

2 units

Selected Issues: Employment Disputes

2 units

Selected Issues: Entertainment

2 units

Selected Issues: Conflict and Systems Design for Corporations and Organizations

2 units

Selected Issues: Ombuds

2 units

Selected Issues in Dispute Resolution: Ethical Issues

2 units

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