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​Northeastern University – Online Master of Legal Studies2019-06-17T18:12:34+00:00

Northeastern University – Online Master of Legal Studies

Program Overview

According to Northeastern University:

Northeastern’s Master of Legal Studies is for professionals who work regularly with lawyers and legal issues. It was created specifically for those who do not wish to practice law but would like to use the law as a means to achieve goals in environments where law is too often seen as an obstacle. Courses —customized around content critical to specific professionals — are taught by law school faculty and industry experts who give you the practical knowledge you need to more effectively address legal issues in your industry. Each course is infused with Northeastern’s hallmark approach to education — experiential learning. The online format allows working adults to take classes when it fits their professional and personal schedules. State-of-the-art technology connects students to their teachers, building lifelong relationships and adding value to students’ careers.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 30
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete 1.5 years (full time)
Admission requirements According to Northeastern University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • To apply to the program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. To complete the application process, you must submit:
    • Online application
    • Professional résumé
    • Transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions
    • A personal statement
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Official TOEFL scores (non-native English speakers only)
    • GRE or LSAT scores (optional)