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Legal Studies

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

12 months
Duration
996 USD/credit
996 USD/credit
341 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

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    341 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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