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Master of Legal Studies, MLS

Master of Legal Studies, MLS

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If you want to understand legal principles and apply them to your field of interest, without actually becoming a lawyer, the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is for you. The MLS is a flexible 30-credit graduate program for those interested in learning about the law, or whose work intersects with the law.

30

Total credit hours

250+

Unique courses

11

Popular on-ground emphases

In order to be admitted to the MLS program, you must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or attained a comparable degree from a foreign institution. Graduate school entrance exams (e.g. LSAT, GRE, GMAT) are not required.

ASU Law also offers the Master of Legal Studies Honors (MLS-H) program, an alternative, conditional path to admission to the JD program. The MLS-H program is designed to give students with strong credentials an opportunity to prove they belong in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law JD program.

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Questions

Contact ASU Law MLS Admissions at MLSASU@asu.edu, or call 480-965-1474 with any questions.