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Master of Science in

Law

Program Description

Master of Science in Law

The Master of Science in Law (MSL) 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.

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Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Law program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills 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.

Program Plan for the Master of Science in Law Program

COURSE NAMECREDIT HOURS
LGS 600Contracts I3
LGS 632Legal Research3
LGS 601Contracts II3
LGS 630Legal Writing3
LGS 610Torts I3
LGS 611Torts II3
LGS 699Graduate Capstone3
  CORE TOTAL21

Students select from FIVE (5) elective courses to complete this category.

COURSE NAMECREDIT HOURS
LGS 523Real Estate Fundamentals3
LGS 525Contemporary Business Law3
LGS 527Banking Law3
LGS 530Securities Law3
LGS 532Intellectual Property Law3
LGS 540Wills & Trusts3
LGS 620International Business Law3
LGS 623Communications Law3
LGS 625Employment Law3
LGS 542Elder Law3
LGS 640Immigration Law3
  ELECTIVE TOTAL15
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