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    • Requirements

      • J.D. degree or equivalent (J.D. or equivalent degrees earned in the United States must be from law schools that have the approval of the American Bar Association);
      • official transcript from each law school attended, except the University of Baltimore School of Law;
      • one letter of recommendation evaluating the candidate's potential for success in the program (except for graduates of the University of Baltimore School of Law).

      Admission is offered to candidates whose previous academic achievement and work experience indicate high promise for success in graduate study.General Admission Procedures and Applications

    • General Admission Procedures and Applications

      Admission to the Certificate in Estate Planning program is on a rolling basis. Students may start the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters or the summer session.

      Application deadlines:

        • Aug. 1 for fall semester
        • Dec. 1 for spring semester
        • May 1 for summer session

      Applications completed after these dates may be considered, but preference is given to those received by the deadline. Different application deadlines apply to international students/graduates of foreign schools (see below).

      There are two ways to apply:

      Click here to apply through the Law School Admission Council's LLM Credential Assembly Service, where you can create an account and download an application for UB’s Certificate in Estate Planning program. To receive an application fee waiver, please contact Shavaun O'Brien.

      Or

      Submit the material detailed below directly to the Graduate Tax Program Office:

        • An Application (fillable form) for admission to the Certificate in Estate Planning Program. Please note that the application fee has been waived. 
        • A letter of recommendation evaluating the candidate's potential for success in the program (this is not required for graduates of the University of Baltimore School of Law).
        • Official transcripts from each law school attended should be forwarded to: Graduate Tax Office,1420 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD  21201 Rm: AL 1112 ( UB Law school graduates do not need to submit transcripts).
    • Admission as International Student/Graduate of Foreign School

      Admission to the Certificate in Estate Planning program is on a rolling basis. Students may start the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters or the summer session.

      Application deadlines:

        • Aug. 1 for fall semester
        • Dec. 1 for spring semester
        • May 1 for summer session

      Applications completed after these dates may be considered, but preference is given to those received by the deadline. Different application deadlines apply to international students/graduates of foreign schools (see below).

      There are two ways to apply:

      Click here to apply through the Law School Admission Council's LLM Credential Assembly Service, where you can create an account and download an application for UB’s Certificate in Estate Planning program. To receive an application fee waiver, please contact Shavaun O'Brien.

      Or

      Submit the material detailed below directly to the Graduate Tax Program Office:

        • An Application (fillable form) for admission to the Certificate in Estate Planning Program. Please note that the application fee has been waived. 
        • A letter of recommendation evaluating the candidate's potential for success in the program (this is not required for graduates of the University of Baltimore School of Law).
        • Official transcripts from each law school attended should be forwarded to: Graduate Tax Office,1420 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD  21201 Rm: AL 1112 ( UB Law school graduates do not need to submit transcripts).