Legal Studies

Legal Studies

Master of Legal Studies

Enhance your professional knowledge and effectiveness in the growing areas of regulation, compliance, law, human resources, law enforcement and related fields.

The College of Law’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree is a 30-unit program that provides a strong legal foundation. In addition to general legal studies, you may concentrate in:

  • Compliance and Legal Risk
  • Management International Economic Law and Policy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy
  • Human Rights
  • Mining Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Tax Law and Policy
  • Criminal Law and Policy
  • Family and Juvenile Law

If you want to work with and understand laws and regulations (without needing a law license), or wish to advance your career and development prospects by obtaining legal and critical-thinking skills, the MLS degree is the perfect fit.  If you already have a JD or have earned a qualifying law degree from outside of the US, you may consider pursuing the online LLM degree.

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Career Level: Graduate
Degree: Master of Legal Studies
Start Options:
  • January
  • March
  • August
  • October
Locations:
  • Online
  • Main Campus