Online Master of Studies in Law

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Applications for winter 2021 are now open. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2020.

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Academic requirements

To qualify for the MSL degree you must satisfactorily complete 30 credit hours in the program. You can pursue the program on a part-time basis but must complete the requirements within six years.

 You will take the following specialized courses in workplace-related law:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Labor Law and Practice
  • Employee Benefits
  • Dispute Resolution in Employment
  • HR Capstone Paper

You will also be required to complete foundation courses that provide a solid grounding in legal principles and doctrine—an abbreviated version of the first year of law school. Those courses include:

  • Working with Lawyers
  • Survey of the Common Law
  • Civil Procedure and Introduction to Dispute Resolution
  • Government Organization and Regulation

Additional specialized work law courses may be added in the future.