Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University, offers an online master studies in law that requires 30 credits. Students may study full-time or part-time, and classes are entirely asynchronous. However, students study, interact, and collaborate with a virtual cohort of fellow students, with whom you progress through the program simultaneously. The program focuses on mitigating risk and addressing compliance in today’s increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment.

The core curriculum consists of 5 classes (13.5 credits):

  • Public Law
  • Private Law
  • Business Law and Literacy
  • Legal Foundations
  • The Unauthorized Practice of Law

Students then take 10.5 credits of Track Courses, selecting from 14 courses in each specialization. Student also may choose up to six elective credits in these professional tracks:

  • Business Law & Compliance
  • Health Law & Policy
  • Human Resources

The remaining two courses may be selected from any of the elective courses offered.

Wake Forest Law is accredited by the American Bar Association

Wake Forest University – Online MSL Program Overview

Program Name: Master of Studies in Law

Program Options:

  • Part-Tme and Full-Time
  • Asynchronous
  • Cohort-based


  • Business Law and Compliance
  • Health Law and Policy
  • Human Resources

Contact Information:

Program Length: 30 Credits; 21 Months to Four Years

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with Transcript
  • Work Experience in a Relevant Field
  • Resume or CV
  • Two References

Please contact the program to determine if the program is available for your state of residence.

Information on this page was last updated in December 2019. If you have additional information that is best fit for this page, reach out to us at contactus@onlinemasteroflegalstudies.com.