About the Master of Studies in Law Degree
The Law degree at The University of New Mexico is designed for mid-career professionals and recent college graduates who want to enhance their career with legal education relevant to their field or interests.
A required introductory course in the first fall semester provides background in the U.S. legal system and the study of law. Otherwise, you will take upper-division law classes related to your interests. There are optional concentrations in Indian Law or in Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and you may take up to 6 hours of graduate-level courses in other departments.
Student Learning Outcomes for the MSL Degree
- Understand cases decided by courts, statutes passed by legislatures, and regulations issued by administrative agencies
- Learn how the legal system addresses particular situations
- Learn legal principles applicable to your job or interests
- Gain a better understanding of how the law works and how to use it
- Criminal Law
- Torts. In Contracts
- Civil Procedure I
- Property I
- Introduction to Constitutional Law. In Civil Procedure I
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- A completed application form submitted through LSAC.org
- Nonrefundable $50 application fee
- Personal Statement
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Report
- An academic summary report
- LSAT score(s) and writing sample(s)
- All undergraduate, graduate, and law/professional transcripts
- Letters of recommendation
International967 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National286 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 286 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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