Online Master of Legal Studies Programs in Illinois

Our research found two schools in Illinois offering online Master of Legal Studies programs or similar degrees: University of Illinois – Springfield and Loyola University Chicago-School of Law Beazly Institute for Health Law and Policy.

University of Illinois-Springfield’s program requires 36 credit hours to complete. Students can be admitted from all U.S. states except for Maryland. Three different concentrations are offered: Law and Public Policy, Human Rights/Social Justice and Public Policy, Criminal Justice, or Regulatory Compliance. In addition, each student discusses the focus of their degree with their faculty advisor and can choose another area of emphasis that best suits their education and professional needs. Full-time and part-time options are available.

Featured Online Master of Legal Studies Programs that Accept Students from Illinois

Washington University School of Law’s online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program brings the same world-class faculty, academics and degree to you — regardless of where you work or reside.

The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine University School of Law. No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply.

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Loyola University Chicago-School of Law Beazly Institute for Health Law and Policy requires 24 semester credits to complete and is tailored specifically to part-time students, though it also offers a full-time program. Students from all 50 states can apply. Concentrations offered include Business Law and Compliance, Children’s Law and Policy, Global Competition Law and Health Law.

There also a number of other schools outside the state that offer online Master of Legal Studies programs to students residing in Illinois. Tuition numbers and admission availability can vary by state and school, so we recommend contacting the school’s admissions department for more information.

List of Colleges in Illinois with Online MLS Programs

List of Colleges in Illinois with Online MLS Programs
School Name Degree Name Full-Time Part-Time
Loyola University Chicago-School of Law Beazly Institute for Health Law and Policy Master's of Jurisprudence Yes Yes
University of Illinois-Springfield Legal Studies Master’s Yes Yes

List of Online Master of Legal Studies Programs that Accept Students from Illinois

List of Online Master of Legal Studies Programs that Accept Students from Illinois
School Name Degree Name Full-Time Part-Time
Arizona State University-Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
California Southern University Master of Science in Law Yes Yes
California University of Pennsylvania Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Drexel University Thomas L. Kline School of Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Michigan State University-College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice Master of Science Degree in Judicial Administration Yes No
Pepperdine Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Purdue University Global Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Seton Hall University School of Law Master of Science in Jurisprudence Yes Yes
University of Dayton School of Law Master of Studies in Law Yes Yes
USC Gould School of Law Master of Studies in Law Yes Yes
Wake Forest University School of Law Master of Studies in Law Yes Yes
Washington University School of Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
West Virginia University School of Law Master of Science in Legal Studies Yes Yes