The Master of Studies in Law program requires students to successfully complete 30 credit hours.

The program is offered on both a full-time and part-time schedule.

The Master of Studies in Law requires students to complete 4 required courses. The required courses are:

  • Law and the Legal System (Fall Semester, 2-3 credit hours),
  • Lawyering Skills I (Fall Semester, 2 credit hours),
  • One additional first-year course (typically Fall Semester, 3-4 credit hours), and
  • A seminar or independent research project (2-3 credit hours).

For full-time M.L.W. students, Law and the Legal System, Lawyering Skills I, and the additional first-year course must be taken in the fall semester of the first year.

For the additional first-year course, students can choose from courses such as Property, Torts, Civil Procedure, or Contracts.