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The University of New Mexico

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967 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Studies in Law at The University of New Mexico is a new graduate degree program that offers a condensed legal education for those who do not need or want a law degree.

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Overview

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Torts. In Contracts
  • Civil Procedure I
  • Property I 
  • Introduction to Constitutional Law. In Civil Procedure I

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    967 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    286 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 286 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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