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Legal Studies

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
960 USD/credit
960 USD/credit
332 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The law pervades much of American life today. We offer a master degree in Legal Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Overview

This master degree in Legal Studies is offered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Administrators, business people, educators, public officials, engineers, scientists, physicians, and others often find themselves making decisions that have legal implications, and academics often find themselves researching interdisciplinary topics that have legal components. Yet people making such decisions or engaging in such research historically have not had the opportunity for any formal legal training unless they attend law school and pursue the Juris Doctor (JD) degree.

Programme Structure

  • Although the JD is a prerequisite for practicing law, the University of Nebraska recognizes that not everyone who is interested in the law is interested in practicing law. That is why the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree program was developed. 
  • The MLS is designed for individuals who do not want to become practicing attorneys but who are interested in developing a better understanding of the law as it affects their non-legal careers or areas of study.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    332 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 332 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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