Entertainment & New Media Law Specialization

Loyola’s Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) with a specialization in Entertainment Law is designed to provide working professionals in the field with legal skills and training that will help them expand their knowledge and skill sets to be more effective in a legally complex industry.

The MLS program can be completed in one year, full-time or over the course of two years, part-time. Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility for your schedule and lifestyle. The MLS Entertainment Law Specialization offers a great breadth and depth of courses to meet the needs of professionals across the industry.

Courses Include

  • Motion Picture Production & Finance Seminar
  • Television Programming & Finance Seminar
  • Reality TV & New Media Production and Distribution
  • Law and Practice with the Hollywood Guilds
  • Financing Entertainment Industry Ventures
  • Sports Law
  • International Copyright & Neighboring Rights
  • Music Law

Film Icon

Fashion Law: Loyola's Fashion Law Project offers unique symposia, rare industry networking opportunities and a cache of fashion business courses.

Talent Management: Classes like Introduction to Negotiations and Right of Publicity prepare students for important sports management issues, and power agent and team executives regularly lecture.

Technology Law: Navigate the evolving electronic frontier with professors who teach classes like Digital Media & the Law and Technology & Privacy.

The Entertainment Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 24 units of coursework.  This includes 18 units of required courses and 6 units of electives.  Please note students participating in a specialization are still required to enroll in the two mandatory introduction courses, and enroll in a minimum of 26 units to satisfy the MLS degree requirements.