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​University of Arizona – Online Master of Legal Studies2019-06-17T18:09:36+00:00

​University of Arizona – Online Master of Legal Studies

Program Overview

From the University of Arizona:

University of Arizona Law’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is a one-year degree program pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. The MLS is designed to enhance the effectiveness of a broad spectrum of professionals whose work involves regulations, negotiations, or working with lawyers or legal issues. If you find yourself needing a better foundation for working with and understanding laws and regulations, or wish to improve your career prospects by obtaining legal and critical thinking skills, the MLS may be just the right fit.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 30
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Concentrations MLS concentrations include:

  • Compliance and Legal Risk Management
  • International Trade & Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy
  • Human Rights
  • Mining Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Tax Law and Policy
  • Criminal Law and Policy
  • Family and Juvenile Law
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete One year (full time)
Admission requirements According to the University of Arizona, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Personal statement of 3-4 pages summarizing qualifications for and interest in the program, along with career objective
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • For applicants who do not hold a degree from an English-speaking country, TOEFL (minimum score of 79 iBT or 550 PBT) or IETLS (minimum composite score of 6.5, with no subject area below
  • $50 Application fee