California Southern University Online Master of Science in Law Program

California Southern University offers an online Master of Science in Law for students with a bachelor’s degree. The program requires 36 credit hours to complete.

Core curriculum of the MSL Program covers the major substantive areas of U.S. law (as well as the basic principles of international law) and includes criminal law, contracts, constitutional law, and torts. There are many elective courses available, including immigration law, wills, trusts and estates, international law, and intellectual property. Students are mentored by faculty professors who are practicing attorneys and experts in their fields.

The online Master’s of Science in Law does not offer concentration areas. Instead, students may select from a range of electives to design their own concentration.

California Southern University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

California Southern University Online MSL Program: Overview

Program Name: Master of Science in Law

Online Program Structure: No Campus Visits Required

Program Options:

  • Part-time and Full-time
  • Asynchronous

Concentrations: While concentrations are not offered, students have a wide range of electives to choose from, including:

  • Strategies and Ethics in Negotiations
  • Mediation
  • Property
  • Business Associations
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • Immigration Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property

Contact Information:

Program Length: 36 credits, typically 18 monthss

Admission Requirements:

  • No Minimum GPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Students who are not native English speakers may be required to take a TOEFL test.

Disclaimers: Please contact the Program Coordinator to determine if the program is available for your state of residence.