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American Public University – Online Master of Arts in Legal Studies2019-06-17T18:23:30+00:00

American Public University – Online Master of Arts in Legal Studies

Program Overview

According to American Public University:

The Master of Arts in Legal Studies offers you a better understanding of the law as it relates to your legal or non-legal career. It is not intended for practicing law, but rather to build upon your existing knowledge of the law by further expanding your comprehension of legal doctrines, legal concepts, and workplace legal issues. This online master’s degree helps prepare you to pursue career opportunities in government, business and other industries where knowledge of the law and ethical issues can be a career advantage.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 36
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time
Time to complete 2 years
Admission requirements According to American Public University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Applicants need a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Applicants with a a non-U.S. transcript, please view international admissions page for more information.
  • Applicants will be asked to submit a legible color copy of a valid government-issued photo ID. Military students, except Air Force, can submit a government issued JST transcript.