March 21, 2017 - The University of Houston Law Center's LL.M. programs in Energy and Health Law were recently ranked in Top 10 lists published by LLM GUIDE.
The rankings praised the Law Center's Energy, Environment and Natural Resources program for taking advantage of Houston's global role in the oil and gas market.
"With over 5,000 energy firms in the region, the city of Houston is one of the world's biggest oil and gas hubs, and a great place to study for LL.M. students looking to be close to the action," the ranking said. "The school offers an LL.M. in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law, which helps students navigate the complex policies around energy production, transportation and use."
LLM GUIDE touted the Law Center's Health Law program for its No. 3 ranking in U.S. News & World Report and recognized its research capabilities.
LLM GUIDE is a website based in Germany that, "aims to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date directory of LL.M. programs, along with providing community tools and editorial content of interest to people interested in pursuing an LL.M. or a similar postgraduate law degree."
A spokesperson for LLM GUIDE said the Top 10 lists are not intended as definitive or scientific rankings, but are editorial lists compiled by taking several factors into consideration, including offered concentrations, existing rankings, international balance and location.