The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law offers the Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) program for students who do not wish to practice law but believe that some education in the law would be beneficial to their advancement in their careers in other fields. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for fall or spring entry.
In order to be admitted to the M.L.S. program, an applicant must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or attained a comparable degree from a foreign institution and have submitted a complete application to the program. Selection will be based on a variety of factors including academic background and potential, diversity of experience and background, career experience and ambitions, space and resource limitations in the law school, and any other factors.
Applicants who have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from a foreign institution please refer to the special instructions for Foreign Educated Applicants section on our website.