Expand your opportunities and impact your career with an MS in Law and Policy.
NSU's online Master of Science in Law and Policy provides a robust practical education for working professionals seeking to better understand how laws and regulations affect their fields of expertise.
Obtain your Master of Science in Law and Policy degree in as little as 2 years
Study online, from the comfort of your own home
Be admitted without GRE or LSAT exam requirements
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4 start dates: January, April, July, and September
Going back to school is an important decision, and we have 18 years of experience in online legal education to help you succeed. The NSU edge will help you focus your passion to prepare you to succeed in your career, your community, and your life.
An integral part of the Shepard Broad College of Law is our faculty. They are true mentors and role models that challenge and inspire you. Their expertise and competence in established and emerging areas of law provide the bridge between tradition and evolution in the legal profession. NSU Law faculty and experienced attorneys teach all NSU Master of Science in Law classes.
The program is open to students who hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited school. No standardized test (GRE or LSAT) is required for admission.
Applicants who have attended foreign universities or colleges are required to have their academic credentials evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence (a course-by-course evaluation) by one of the following companies:
Josef Silny & Associates www.jsilny.com
World Education Services www.wes.org
Foreign nationals who reside outside the U.S. at the time of application, and whose native language is not English, must present evidence of proficiency in English by satisfactorily completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600. Test scores must be submitted to the admissions Office. For a TOEFL application visit the web site at http://www.ets.org/toefl/.
Nova Southeastern University accepts the Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE-Academic) as proof of English proficiency. The minimum required overall score for the PTE-Academic is 54. The PTE-Academic will serve as an alternative option to the TOEFL and the IELTS examinations.
The Master of Science in Law programs at NSU are not open to lawyers or students studying law including foreign educated and international lawyers.
You can find out more about the Admissions Requirements on our website.
MS Application Process
Complete the online application through this link.
There is a $50 non-refundable application fee, which is payable at the time of application submission.
Official transcripts showing conferred Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university, and, if applicable, official transcripts from any and all college(s) attended (undergraduate and graduate level).
Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to work constructively with other professionals in an online environment. This includes, but is not limited to communicating effectively online or in-person with faculty, staff, and administrators at NSU.
Tuition and Fees
For the 2020-2021 Academic Year MS in Law tuition is charged per credit hour at the rate of $736. Additional fees may vary and tuition and fees are subject to change. You can read more about our tuition fees on our website.
Staff and Advisors
1 800 541 6682 ext 26367
Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs and Adjunct Professor of Law
Phone: (954) 361-3611 or 1-800-541-6682 Ext. 26289
Assistant Dean for Online Programs
Phone: (954) 262-6079 or 1-800-541-6682 Ext. 26079
Assistant Director for Online Programs
Phone: (954) 262-6367 or 1-800-541-6682 Ext. 26367
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law
Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad College of Law offers valuable learning opportunities via rigorous online Master of Science in Law programs. Each of our programs are designed to add value to your career and prepare you for a future helping to improve the lives of others.
Our curriculum has been created for busy professionals, who also have home and family responsibilities. The targeted online courses will help you earn your Master of Science in Law in as little as two years, at the convenience of your own schedule, from the privacy of your home or office.
The objective is to make it as easy as possible for you to achieve your goals via immersive study in the discipline of your choice. Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.