Master of Laws (LLM) and Legal Certificates Careers

The Career Advantages of Earning an LLM or Graduate Certificate from USC Gould

Earning an LLM or Graduate Certificate from USC Gould is a powerful credential that you can use to your career advantage. USC’s law school has a reputation that’s known around the world.

In fact, adding a USC Gould credential to a resume can help make a great first impression, even before your interview, helping you get the job and salary you want. Other employment benefits that come with earning your LLM at USC Gould:

CA Bar Prep

Preparation for the California Bar Exam
Completing USC’s online LLM may help you to sit for the California Bar exam. In fact, nearly 70% of USC LLM students take the bar exam. Benefits of passing the exam could include significant prestige, salary increase and promotion.

Career Support

Access to USC Career Support
As a USC Gould student, you will receive support to assist your own career development. Your student support team provides resources, opportunities for individual counseling, networking and workshops.

Trojan Network

Become a Member of the Trojan Family
Research suggests the average law school graduate will change jobs at least eight times over the course of a career. Being part of the expanding USC global Trojan Family Network, one that can help open doors all over the world, can be a real advantage.

Where Do USC Law Grads Work?

USC Gould School of Law graduates work around the world in private law firms, government agencies, public interest firms and corporations. Our alumni are:

  • Leaders in business, law and government
  • Partners in the world’s largest law firms

  • CEOs and presidents of multibillion-dollar companies
  • Leaders of non-profit organizations