Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law

The Master of Laws (LLM) with a specialization in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law, the first of its kind on the West Coast, is designed to give JD graduates with at least three years of post-JD experience the opportunity to take advanced coursework in this practice area. LLM graduates will have the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to begin developing a reputation for expertise.

The LLM can be completed full-time over two semesters from August to May (or January to December) or part-time over a longer period. Loyola's flexible scheduling, with classes offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings, affords students many options.


The programs will offer a template for customized curricula, which will include unique interdisciplinary courses with the Seaver College of Science and Engineering at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Classes include:

Courses Include

  • Cybersecurity & Regulatory Compliance
  • Computer Network Security Systems
  • Incident Response & Investigation
  • Systems Engineers Approach to Cybersecurity 
  • White Collar Crime

Real-World Connections

Turning Gears‌ The program’s organization is based on recommendations from Loyola’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Advisory Group, which includes Wesley Hsu, Deputy U.S. Attorney, Los Angeles; Robert Kang, senior regulatory and cybersecurity counsel, Southern California Edison Company; Jason N. Smolanoff,  Kroll, Senior Managing Director, Global Cyber Security Practice Leader; and Nazmul Ula, associate dean for graduate studies & external affairs, Seaver College, LMU.

Required Courses

Select 5 or 6 units from this list:

Elective Courses

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