Air and Space Law Program Overview

The University of Mississippi School of Law is a world leader in air and space law education, research, and public service.

Master of Laws in Air and Space Law

The LL.M. in Air and Space Law is a graduate degree designed for both U.S. and foreign-trained law school graduates interested in a rigorous legal curriculum in U.S., international and comparative air and space law.  It is the first and only LL.M. program in the U.S. offering a combined air and space law postgraduate law degree at an ABA accredited law school. It is intended for students and practitioners who seek substantive expertise in the field and who seek to draft a publishable work of scholarly literature on air and/or space law.

Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law

The Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law is intended primarily for part-time, distance students who are professionals working in aerospace industries and who seek additional knowledge of legal, policy and regulatory aspects of aerospace industries. Current graduate students in a relevant discipline are also welcome to apply. Certificate students can tailor their courses to address aviation law, space law or both.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. If you are applying from outside the United States or any have questions about the Program in Air and Space Law, please email

HyFlex Student Experience

Our HyFlex program makes it possible for LLM and Graduate Certificate students to receive the same quality coursework whether on-site in Oxford, Mississippi, or remote, from another state.

In HyFlex courses, students can choose from one of three participation paths:

  • Participate in face-to-face synchronous class sessions in-person (in a classroom)
  • Participate in face-to-face class sessions via Zoom
  • Participate fully asynchronously via BlackBoard

A HyFlex class makes class meetings and materials available so that students can access them online or in-person, during or after class sessions. All students, regardless of the path taken, will achieve the same learning objectives.

HyFlex is available to students within the US and Canada. For other international students, please email to discuss options.

Federal Academic Alliance Scholarship

The Center for Air and Space Law is proud to participate in the Federal Academic Alliance, offering 10% tuition scholarship to federal civil employees and their families. Visit our Center site for more information.

Air and Space Law Program Advantages

Center for Air and Space Law

The Center for Air and Space Law is the premier platform for excellence in global legal scholarship and practice in the fields of air and space law. We provide pioneering and practical legal solutions to present and future issues facing humanity.

The Center serves the public good and the aerospace industry by addressing and conducting research, education and outreach activities related to the legal aspects of air, space and cyber technologies as they impact and contribute to human activities.

The Center regularly engages in and sponsors a variety of activities related to domestic and international space and aviation law.

Visit the Center’s website.

If you have any questions about the Program in Air & Space Law, please email