Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Programs in California

Our research turned up two schools in California that offer an online master of legal studies programs or similar degrees: Pepperdine University School of Law, and USC Gould School of Law. Both schools admit students from all 50 states.

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American University

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

  • Complete in as few as 15 months
  • No GRE/LSAT scores required to apply
  • Four tracks available: General MLS, Business, Health Care Compliance, and Technology
Fordham University

Online Master of Studies in Law in Corporate Compliance

  • Complete in as few as 20 months
  • GRE, GMAT, and LSAT scores not required to apply
  • Professionals who have earned a J.D., LL.B., or other law degree not eligible
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Fordham Law School

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Pepperdine University

Master of Legal Studies program

  • No GRE or LSAT scores required to apply.
  • Complete in as few as 16 months.
  • Dispute resolution and human resources concentrations available
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Pepperdine Law

Sponsored Online MLS Program

Washington University

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

  • Complete in as little as one year
  • No GRE or LSAT scores required to apply
  • Five specialized certificate offerings

 

The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, our partner, teaches professionals from a variety of fields the fundamental legal skills they need to better execute their law-related responsibilities. Through a combination of live online classes, weekly self-paced course work, and in-person residencies, students learn to analyze legal concepts to make more informed decisions and enhance their professional credibility. No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply.

University of Southern California's master of studies in law program requires 21 credit units to complete. Full-time and part-time program options are available. Students can earn certificates in business law, compliance, entertainment law and industry, financial compliance, health care compliance, and human resource law and compliance.

There are also a number of other schools outside the state that offer online master of legal studies programs to students residing in California. Admission availability can vary by state and school, so we recommend contacting the school’s admissions department for more information.

List of Colleges in California with Online MLS Programs

List of Colleges in California with Online MLS Programs
School Name Degree Name Full-Time Part-Time
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
Sponsored Program
Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
University of Southern California - Gould School of Law Master of Studies in Law Yes Yes

List of Online Legal Studies and Law Programs that Accept Students from California

List of Online Legal Studies and Law Programs that Accept Students from California
School Name Degree Name Part-Time Full-Time
American University - Washington College of Law
Sponsored Program
Online Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Online Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
California University of Pennsylvania Legal Studies Master's Degree Yes Yes
Drexel University - Thomas L. Kline School of Law Master of Legal Studies Program Yes Yes
Florida State University - College of Law Juris Master Online Program Yes No
Fordham University - School of Law
Sponsored Program
Online Master of Studies in Law in Corporate Compliance Yes Yes
Hamline University - College of Liberal Arts Master in the Study of Law Yes Yes
Hodges University - Nichols School of Professional Studies Master of Legal Studies N/A N/A
Liberty University - School of Law Juris Master in American Legislation Yes Yes
Loyola University Chicago - School of Law Master of Laws in Health Law Yes No
Michigan State University - School of Criminal Justice, College of Social Science Master of Science in Criminal Justice Yes Yes
Northeastern University - School of Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law Master of Science in Law Yes Yes
Purdue University Global Master of Science in Legal Studies Yes Yes
Regent University - School of Law Master of Arts in Law - General Legal Studies No Yes
Seton Hall University - School of Law Master of Science in Jurisprudence Yes No
St. Mary's University - School of Law Master of Jurisprudence Yes Yes
Trinity International University - Law School Master of Legal Studies N/A N/A
University of Dayton - School of Law Master of Laws Yes Yes
University of Illinois Springfield - Department of Legal Studies Master of Arts in Legal Studies Yes N/A
University of Oklahoma - College of Law Master of Legal Studies N/A N/A
Wake Forest University - School of Law Master of Studies in Law Yes Yes
Washington University - School of Law
Sponsored Program
Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes
West Virginia University - School of Law Master of Legal Studies Yes Yes

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