18 months
1110 USD/credit 25160 USD/year
800 USD/credit 18133 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With Hamline University Master in the Study of Law, you can combine the foundational training of an ABA-approved paralegal certificate with specific, in-depth study in a legal area of your choosing to give you a highly-nuanced understanding of how the law and legal system impact your work.


With a Master in the Study of Law from Hamline University , you will:

  • Achieve competence in key foundational areas of law, including knowledge of the structure, components, and functioning of the legal system.
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the rules and reasoning contained in legal authorities, as well as the ability to apply them to a variety of legal situations.
  • Become a keen advocate, collaborator, and problem-solver in legal matters, including formal and informal disputes.
  • Earn your paralegal certificate.

Master the skills and knowledge in a specific area:

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Litigation Support
  • Professional Practice Management
  • Social Justice  

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations in Law 
  • Legal Writing and Research 
  • Civil Litigation Survey and Procedure 
  • Transactions and Contracts in Business 
  • Regulation in America 
  • Capstone 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

If you have a GPA of 2.5-2.9, you may still be considered for admission

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application (no fee for US residents).
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation. 
  • A two-page personal statement.
  • Professional résumé
  • If you have a GPA of 2.5-2.9, you may still be considered for admission. Please also provide:
  • A one- to two-page narrative to help the admissions committee assess your academic history and qualifications, in the context of the high standards for academic performance in our program.
  • Two letters of recommendation written by people unrelated to you, who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history and who can accurately assess your potential for successful graduate study. 
  • English language testing is necessary if English is not your native language. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    18133 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 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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