The Master of Legal Studies program is designed for professionals who are looking to advance their career through the study of law from the #1 Public University in America and #1 law school in Southern California. It is ideal for non-lawyers in any field – from the private, nonprofit or government sectors – who need to understand and navigate law, regulation, disputes or attorneys. The program is highly selective, built on engagement and connection.
The program is designed for professionals in broad sectors of the economy that have a high need for sophisticated training in the law, but who don't need (or want) to become lawyers. This program unlocks that training from one of the top law schools and provides access to the top legal education in the world. With a priority on flexibility and convenience, this program is suitably designed for both working professionals and full-time students.