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Wake Forest University – Online Master of Studies in Law Program2019-06-17T18:33:41+00:00

Wake Forest University – Online Master of Studies in Law Program

Program Overview

According to Wake Forest University:

The online MSL curriculum was developed by Wake Forest Law faculty in collaboration with industry leaders. With a focus on mitigating risk and addressing compliance in today’s increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment, the MSL Master’s Degree provides professionals with the tools to balance business needs with the legal requirements of their workplaces. These online MSL courses are designed specifically for and uniquely tailored to working professionals. Students take only MSL classes, collaborating with their cohort and MSL peers, each providing relevant professional perspective. The MSL program also does not incorporate any JD courses or include JD students. The result is a strategic and enhanced lens with an immediately applicable set of tools, only possible through this level of coursework and professional collaboration.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 30
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
  • Business Law & Compliance: Designed for professionals in all highly regulated industries, as well as business owners and managers.
  • Health Law & Policy: Designed for health care and health science professionals.
  • Human Resources: Designed for HR professionals, business owners, and managers.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete 21 months (full-time) or up to four years (part-time)
Admission requirements According to Wake Forest University, admission is based on the applicant’s:

  • Academic record and professional background
  • Answers to application questions
  • Professional references
  • Virtual interview with members of the MSL admissions committee
  • Work experience in a relevant field

A bachelor’s degree prior to matriculating is required. Students admitted into the program who have completed previous, relevant graduate-level work may, with approval, transfer up to 6 credits toward their MSL degree. Standardized test scores are not required, but may be provided in the application.