Our Master of Science in Law program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the legal system. The program covers major topics in legal studies through courses such as Contemporary Business Law, Communication Law, Environmental Law, Employment Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, International Business Law, and more. For students who wish to become paralegals at law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, and non-profit organizations, or to pursue a Juris Doctor, this program will provide a foundation for career and academic advancement.
Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Law, graduates will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed to:
Communicate effectively and apply concepts from a wide variety of legal disciplines, as well as other disciplines such as business, sociology, and communications, to their assigned tasks in a law-related environment.
Perform legal research and writing tasks using online and in-person library resources for a wide variety of legal problems.
Edit and refine previously prepared legal documents to accommodate changes in circumstances and changes in law.
Prepare and write legal memoranda, motions, and other court documents for review by an attorney.
Draft interoffice memoranda for the purpose of advising or informing supervising attorneys.