Washington University in St. Louis

Master of Legal Studies program


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The online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree from Washington University School of Law offers an in-depth perspective of the U.S. legal system and develops practical legal skill sets – debate, analytical thinking, legal writing, and more. 

Designed for non-lawyers, this degree provides students with the legal acumen needed to advance their careers in a wide variety of professions – from business to health care. Delivered entirely online, the program blends live, face-to-face classes with self-paced coursework that is designed and taught by Washington University School of Law faculty. Graduates of the online Master of Legal Studies program follow the same rigorous curriculum, receive the same degree as on-campus candidates, participate in graduation, and join the global Washington University School of Law alumni network. Apply Today. Bachelor’s Required.

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Program Highlights

  • Academically rigorous curriculum designed and delivered by distinguished Washington University School of Law faculty.
  • Students must meet the same selective admissions standards as students in the on-campus program.
  • The program can be completed 100% online in as little as one year.
  • Live, online classes allow students to network with classmates around the world in an intimate, collaborative environment.
  • Students benefit from dedicated student support from matriculation through graduation, including Washington University School of Law’s global alumni network