Master of Studies in Law

A bachelor’s degree is required for admission, and admission will be granted to a limited number of students on a competitive application basis.

The elective hours can be any graduate-level Law course offered by the College of Law, pursuant to a plan of study formulated in consultation with the college’s academic advisors. Law credits earned in the M.S.L. program will not count toward the minimum credit hours required for the J.D. degree.

LAW 609Legal Writing & Analysis2
LAW 627Legal Research1
Select two of the following:8
Contracts
Property
Torts
Criminal Law
Constitutional Law I
Civil Procedure
Completion of the Upper-Level Writing Requirement2
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
A faculty supervised research paper is required
Minimum GPA:2.75
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For additional details and requirements refer to the College of Law's graduate degree requirements and the Graduate College Handbook.