Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS)

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The law touches every career, every company, every field. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles offers a Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) program that equips both recent graduates and working professionals with the legal knowledge and analytical skills to take the next step in their education or their careers.  Full-time students can complete the degree in one year, and part-time students can complete the degree in two years.

With a flexible curriculum, focused specializations or a custom program tailored to your academic and career goals, Loyola's MLS can give you the legal knowledge and critical thinking skills you need to succeed. 

As an MLS student, you will choose a specialization or a flexible curriculum of your own design, guided by a faculty advisor to create the plan that best suits your goals.

MLS Specializations

Each specialization has a required curriculum that has been specially tailored to equip graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH AN MLS DEGREE

Associate Dean of Student Affairs Priya Sridharan

Associate Dean of Student Affairs Priya Sridharan explains how Loyola Law School's Master of Science in Legal Studies program offers working professionals a customized legal education in a variety of subject areas to advance their careers or help them pivot into a new one here.