The online Master of Legal Studies program from American University Washington College of Law is designed for non-lawyers who could benefit from fundamental legal training but do not want to become practicing attorneys. The program offers industry-specific concentrations and certificates in Business, Health Care Compliance, and Technology. Students who choose the Health Care Compliance track may be eligible to earn an additional certificate accredited by the Compliance Certificate Board (CCB). No GRE/LSAT required.
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Washington College of Law
Master of Legal Studies
As few as 12 months
No LSAT, GMAT or GRE Required
Top Ranked Speciality Programs in U.S. News & World Report include: #8 Intellectual Property Law, #6 International Law, #11 Health Law1
Ranked #9 for Greatest Resources for Women by Princeton Review in 2019 2
Five specializations available: General MLS, Business, Health Care Compliance, Technology, and Cybersecurity
If you select the Business, Health Care Compliance, Technology, or Cybersecurity specialization, you will earn a certificate in addition to your MLS degree.
Those who choose the Health Care Compliance track may be eligible to earn an additional certificate accredited by the Compliance Certificate Board (CCB).