The Application Process — Master of Legal Studies

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Admissions decisions are based on your credentials, your experience, and your interest in the program. Admission is selective, and the online application requires:

  • A statement describing your personal goals for legal study
  • Two recommendations
  • Your undergraduate transcripts
  • Your professional experience, as outlined in a resume 

COST: $750/credit hour with 24 credit hours required for graduation.

START DATE: Students in the MLS program start taking classes in the fall. Applications must be submitted by June 30th of the summer preceding your desired enrollment date (though preference is given to those who submit their applications earlier).

Please note that the MLS program is not preparation for earning a JD. MLS students cannot transfer credits into the JD program.