About this Degree
In today’s highly regulated, legislated, and litigated work environments, the knowledge gained through the Law M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia is a worthwhile investment in your future. While receiving the degree does not make you eligible to take the bar exam or practice law, it provides an advantage that can be leveraged for success across a broad range of industries.
- 30 credit hour program provides a comprehensive overview of American law in areas including labor and employment, public policy, intellectual property, environmental policy, and healthcare.
- Both full-time (one year) and part-time (up to three years) options are available.
- Choice of location of study - UGA in Athens, Atlanta or both.
- Students learn from acclaimed faculty at one of the nation’s top law schools.
- U.S. District Court Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr. presently serves the law school's instructor-in-residence for our Atlanta facility.
- Course of study is designed to meet individual goals and needs.
The School of Law offers foundational, high-demand and industry-relevant courses in Atlanta, including Introduction to American Law, Legislative Process and Statutory Interpretation, Administrative Law, Health Law and Policy, Employment Law, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, State and Local Government, Federal Income Tax Law, and more. Students also have opportunities to work with faculty on specialized studies and to take the law school’s distance learning courses.
- Law is everywhere – it touches every aspect of our social, political, and business lives. Whether you are a recent college graduate ready to embark on a career or a professional seeing to enhance career opportunities, knowledge of the legal principles affecting your area of interest is essential. The M.S.L. program will help students not only gain specific knowledge, but will develop the critical reading and analysis skills necessary to solve problems in today’s challenging and changing professional settings.
- One of the principal attractions of Georgia Law is the friendly and informal interaction between faculty and students. M.S.L. students take classes and interact with Georgia Law’s J.D. students whose admission credentials place them among the most highly qualified in the nation.
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Public Law Legal Studies View 336 other Masters in Legal Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
As a part of your application you will be required to submit the following documents:
- Application form
- Official transcripts and proof of bachelor's degree
- Personal statement
- Current résumé or CV
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- Standardized test score*
- An interview with the Executive Director of Admissions
- Acceptable standardized test scores include LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, or GRE. Applicants may send their score(s), or may direct the testing agency to send the scores directly to the M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia School of Law*
International24676 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
National24676 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State8698 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Athens
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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