The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine University School of Law is committed to educating aspiring legal professionals who want to stand out in their fields and serve their communities.
Our online Master of Legal Studies program offers non-lawyers the chance to build a foundation in the law without pursuing a JD. All online courses are taught by Pepperdine Law faculty in classes with a low student-to-faculty ratio. Students attend classes online and travel to Pepperdine’s campus for two in-person residencies.
Pepperdine Law’s online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program includes an optional concentration in dispute resolution; all dispute resolution courses are delivered through Pepperdine Law's Straus Institute, ranked the number one for dispute resolution in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings. No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply, but applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree.
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- Delivered online.
- No GRE or LSAT scores required to apply.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Complete in as few as 16 months.
- Dispute resolution concentration available.
- Ranked the No. 1 law school for dispute resolution by U.S. News & World Report.
- Two on-campus residencies in Malibu
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- 16 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Continuous support with feedback on request
DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Public Law Legal Studies View 21 other Masters in Civil & Private Law in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Bachelor’s degree required.
No GRE/LSAT scores are required.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.