Location:
San Diego, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies, Legal Studies

Program Overview

Program Description:

Northcentral University’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program will help students develop a comprehensive understanding of law and the U.S. legal system, including ethics, torts and contracts. While this degree doesn’t prepare students to practice the law, it does help students develop necessary skills that are specific to working in law-related careers or fields greatly impacted by the law. Upon graduation, students will understand legal research, analytical thinking, legal writing, theory and reasoning. This program has been designed to align with industry standards in order to offer students information that is both useful and up-to-date. Students will cover criminal and civil actions, the role of law and legal systems along with case management and ethics. Additionally, students will gain practical experience in conducting legal research and drafting persuasive and technical legal documents such as memoranda, pleadings, briefs and contracts.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, wascsenior.org. For NCU program disclosures visit ncu.edu/program-disclosures
Financial Aid:
Yes
FinancialAid Info:
Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

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