West Virginia University

West Virginia University (WVU) offers a 30 credit online master of legal studies degree. The online MLS is designed for professionals who work in human services, criminal and juvenile justice, the court system, social work, and regulatory agencies and can be completed in 18 months. Three areas of emphasis are offered:

  • Healthcare
  • Justice System
  • Homeland Security

Alternatively, students may pursue a general MLS degree.

West Virginia University – Online MLS Program Overview

Program Name: Master of Legal Studies

Program Options:

  • Part-Time and Full-Time
  • Asynchronous

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Healthcare
  • Justice System
  • Homeland Security

Contact Information:

Program Length: 30 Credits; As little as 18 months. This program includes 21 hours of required courses and 9 hours of electives.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75, 3.0 Preferred
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT Scores Accepted – Waivers Available
  • Bachelor’s Degree with Official Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for international students only)

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.