Northcentral University

Master of Legal Studies

Address:

2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Legal Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

Northcentral University’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program will help students develop a comprehensive understanding of law and the U.S. legal system, including ethics, torts and contracts. While this degree doesn’t prepare students to practice the law, it does help students develop necessary skills that are specific to working in law-related careers or fields greatly impacted by the law. Upon graduation, students will understand legal research, analytical thinking, legal writing, theory and reasoning. This program has been designed to align with industry standards in order to offer students information that is both useful and up-to-date. Students will cover criminal and civil actions, the role of law and legal systems along with case management and ethics. Additionally, students will gain practical experience in conducting legal research and drafting persuasive and technical legal documents such as memoranda, pleadings, briefs and contracts.

Accreditation:

Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, wascsenior.org. For NCU program disclosures visit ncu.edu/program-disclosures

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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