Pepperdine University

Master of Legal Studies

Address:

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Legal Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine University School of Law enables nonlawyers from across the United States to develop the legal expertise and credentials to advance within their chosen fields. Students will learn to interpret foundational legal concepts, solve legal challenges, and interact effectively with lawyers.

The School of Law faculty members are legal scholars who will mentor and challenge students to succeed in the classroom and beyond. They focus on providing hands-on training that students can immediately apply in their current professions.


Dispute Resolution Concentration

Students can hone their legal skills in arbitration and conflict mediation by selecting the dispute resolution concentration. The Straus Institute at Pepperdine School of Law is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Number 1 law school for dispute resolution.


Live Online Classes

The virtual campus combines live, face-to-face online classes; weekly self-paced course work; and in-person residencies for a truly interactive learning experience. Virtual classes are taught by the same faculty who teach on campus.


Application Requirements

No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
 

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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