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Legal Studies, MLS

Legal Studies, MLS

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Students may complete this 30-credit-hour program in 2-3 years part-time (day or evening) or in 1 year full-time.

Area of Law
  • Business/Marketing: Insurance; Contracts Specialists and Analysts; Business Consultants; Management Consultants; Economists; Marketers and Advertising Representatives; Market Research Analysts; Executives; Communications Consultants; Office Managers; Corporate Compliance Managers; Forensics Consultants; Public Relations Specialists; Government Relations Specialists; Realtors and Real Estate Agents.
  • Media/Publishing: Media Consultants; Researchers and Research Analysts; Editors; Writers; Journalists and Reporters; Reference Librarians.
  • Criminal Justice: Legal Investigators; Law Enforcement Officials
  • Intellectual Property (IP): Patent Agents; IP Consultants; Sports & Entertainment Agents; Engineers; Scientists.
  • Labor and Employment: Labor Relations Managers; Human Resource (HR) Managers; HR Generalists.
  • General Legal Services: Paralegals; Legal Assistants/Specialists; Law Clerks; Legal Litigation Analysts

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Legal Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Basic Legal Skills – Research
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law I; Constitutional Law II
  • Contracts I; Contracts II
  • Criminal Law
  • Property I; Property II
  • Torts I; Torts II
  • Basic Legal Skills – Writing (must take BLS-Writing for full year)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Program Start Date:
    • August 8, 2017 (part-time)
    • August 14, 2017 (full-time)
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Evening, Weekday
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Pay application fee ($40)
  • Supplemental Application
  • Interest Statement - Typed statement no more than three pages explaining your interest for pursuing the M.L.S. degree.
  • Résumé
  • Official transcripts of all college-level work, from a regionally accredited institution. An official transcript is a transcript submitted directly to the Office of Graduate programs by the college or university or a transcript submitted by the applicant in the original sealed envelope from the college or university. NKU transcripts do not need to be submitted.
  • One (1) letter of recommendation is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15665 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    19370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9685 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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