Master in Law Studies in USA

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Law Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Law and regulations are the sets of rules and guidelines created by people to be followed by other people. The subdivisions of this field include everything from international government relations to ensuring appropriate business practices.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Master Programs in Law Studies in USA 2018

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Master in Criminal Justice

Chicago State University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 USA Chicago

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. [+]

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. Students in the undergraduate program must complete twelve credit hours of core courses including Introduction to Law, Survey of the Criminal Justice System, and Introduction to Criminology. Students must complete twelve credit hours of required cognates including Essentials of English Grammar, Writing and Editing Nonfiction, Critical Strategies for Writing and Research, Business Writing or Writing Research Papers, and Basic Speech Communication. And students must complete twenty-seven credit hours of electives through which one can focus on law enforcement, law, corrections, probation and parole, counseling and casework, juvenile justice, or criminal justice research.... [-]


MSL in Fashion Law

Fordham University School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 USA New York + 1 more

Fashion law started here—and at Fordham Law, we believe that legal knowledge in the global fashion industry can no longer be left to lawyers alone. [+]

For current and future fashion industry pros: A flexible master’s degree to give you the inside edge.

Fashion law started here — and at Fordham Law we believe that legal knowledge in the global fashion industry can no longer be left to lawyers alone.

Fashion industry professionals and entrepreneurs who enroll in the MSL in Fashion Law will develop their legal literacy while studying with the most distinguished faculty in the discipline, including both academics and industry insiders—in New York City, a capital of the world’s fashion industry. Whether you’re currently working in fashion or aspire to a career as a designer, production manager, licensing director, human resources coordinator, or C-suite executive, this program will prepare you to succeed.... [-]


Masters in Criminal Justice

Anna Maria College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 USA Worcester

Anna Maria College recognizes that criminal justice professionals face increasing challenges that demand knowledge and an appreciation of our diverse society. Over the years Anna Maria College’s criminal justice programs have changed with the national scene, contributing to and living within some of the highest academic standards in the field. [+]

Anna Maria College recognizes that criminal justice professionals face increasing challenges that demand knowledge and an appreciation of our diverse society. Over the years Anna Maria College’s criminal justice programs have changed with the national scene, contributing to and living within some of the highest academic standards in the field. As the field of criminal justice has grown and evolved, so have our programs, which continue to stand as a model for academic change and excellence.

Collaborations and partnerships have allowed the programs to provide education and leadership beyond the traditional classroom walls. Emphasis on intellectual involvement, career preparation, social awareness, and dedication to peace and justice are cornerstones of our programs. The faculty brings a broad spectrum of educational achievements and professional experiences to the classroom.... [-]


Energy Law, Online Master Degree – MJEL

College of Law - The University of Tulsa
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 USA Tulsa + 1 more

The Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law (the MJEL) at the University of Tulsa, College of Law is a cutting-edge, entirely online degree. It is a part of TU Law’s Sustainable Energy and Resources Law (SERL) program, which itself grew from the Nation’s oldest and venerated Energy Law and Policy research institute, the National Energy Law and Policy Institute.

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The Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law (the MJEL) at the University of Tulsa, College of Law is a cutting-edge, entirely online degree. It is a part of TU Law’s Sustainable Energy and Resources Law (SERL) program, which itself grew from the Nation’s oldest and venerated Energy Law and Policy research institute, the National Energy Law and Policy Institute. Courses in the MJEL program are developed and taught by TU professors as well as other recognized experts. MJEL candidates will successfully complete four required courses, elective courses of their choice, and a two-hour thesis totaling 24 credit hours.The six required courses are (15 credit hours):

Regulation of Energy Markets Oil & Gas Law Environmental Law Energy Research, Analysis & Writing Energy Thesis Development Laboratory Energy Thesis (2 credit hours) ... [-]

Indian Law, Online Master Degree (MJIL)

College of Law - The University of Tulsa
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 USA Tulsa + 1 more

The Master of Jurisprudence in Indian Law (the “MJIL”)at the University of Tulsa, College of Law is a cutting-edge degree program that moves your career forward and helps you work effectively in Indian Country. The courses in the MJIL program are developed and taught by TU professors as well as other recognized experts.

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The Master of Jurisprudence in Indian Law (the “MJIL”) at the University of Tulsa, College of Law is a cutting-edge degree program that moves your career forward and helps you work effectively in Indian Country. The courses in the MJIL program are developed and taught by TU professors as well as other recognized experts. MJIL candidates will successfully complete seven required courses, elective courses of their choice, and a capstone master project totaling 30 credit hours. The seven required courses are: (16-19 credit hours)

Introduction to the Federal Legal and Administrative System Principles of Federal Indian Law Tribal Government Introduction to Legal Writing Research Methods in Indian Law Intro to Capstone Master Project Capstone Master Project (3-6 credit hours) ... [-]

LLM in Energy Law

Vermont Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Royalton + 1 more

The LLM in Energy Law prepares you to specialize in law and policy relating to energy use, production, and transmission. [+]

Vermont Law School LLM in Energy Law

Post-JD students find unparalleled opportunities for intensive study in Vermont Law School’s Masters of Laws (LLM) programs.

Ranked the number one environmental law school in the country, VLS offers more environmental, and energy law courses than any other U.S. law school and is nationally renowned in dispute resolution and clinical law, Graduates further define and advance their careers through the practice of law, research, teaching, or public policy.

The LLM in Energy Law prepares you to specialize in law and policy relating to energy use, production, and transmission.

You’ll build an intensive, practical curriculum that matches your objectives. Taught and guided by faculty affiliated with the law school's highly respected Institute for Energy and the Environment, you’ll engage in real energy law and policy work and meet and learn from energy experts who collaborate on Institute projects. You’ll also complete independent research, writing, or an externship and participate in a seminar focused on advanced topics.... [-]


Master of Energy Regulation & Law (MERL)

Vermont Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Royalton + 1 more

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. The MERL program is focused on law and policy governing energy use, production, and transmission. [+]

Vermont Law School Master of Energy Regulation and Law (MERL)

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. By studying advocacy, regulations, legislation, and markets, you’ll acquire the tools needed to create a more sustainable world.

Vermont Law Master’s degrees can be pursued jointly with our Juris Doctor program and online and can be started in the fall or spring. The 30- credit programs allow you to choose from over 50 courses taught by VLS’ world-renowned faculty. Programs are designed to be completed in 12 months but students have up to five years to obtain their degree.

Taught by faculty associated with Vermont Law School’s highly respected Institute for Energy and the Environment, the MERL program is focused on law and policy governing energy use, production, and transmission. You’ll develop a broad-based understanding of the intersection of energy and law, regulation, policy, and economic analysis. Practical training in public advocacy and writing for a legal and policy audience, opportunities for independent research with support from faculty, and externships at organizations around the country and the world prepare you for immediate challenges and opportunities.... [-]


Master of Environmental Law & Policy (MELP)

Vermont Law School
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Royalton + 2 more

The MELP program is focused on the political, scientific, and communications aspects of environmental law, with an added emphasis on economics and advocacy. [+]

Vermont Law School Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP)

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. By studying advocacy, regulations, legislation, and markets, you’ll acquire the tools needed to create a more sustainable world. Vermont Law Master’s degrees can be pursued jointly with our Juris Doctor program and online and can be started in the fall or spring. The 30- credit programs allow you to choose from over 50 courses taught by VLS’ world-renowned faculty. Programs are designed to be completed in 12 months but students have up to five years to obtain their degree.

Administered by Vermont Law School’s highly respected Environmental Law Center, the MELP program is focused on the political, scientific, and communications aspects of environmental law, with an added emphasis on economics and advocacy. The innovative curriculum is comprised of traditional law offerings and MELP-specific courses in writing and advocacy designed to benefit graduates in the public and private sectors. Experiential learning opportunities with state and federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocacy groups ensure you’re ready to move ahead in your career or take on a new position.... [-]


Master in Police Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

The Master of Arts degree in Police Psychology is designed for individuals currently in the field of law enforcement. The Program is designed to provide a theoretical background in clinical and social psychology and learn to apply the basic principles of these disciplines to managerial, field, interpersonal, and organizational concerns that arise within the police environment. [+]

MA in Police Psychology

The Master of Arts degree in Police Psychology is designed for individuals currently in the field of law enforcement. The Program is designed to provide a theoretical background in clinical and social psychology and learn to apply the basic principles of these disciplines to managerial, field, interpersonal, and organizational concerns that arise within the police environment.

This Master of Arts degree is not designed to teach the student to conduct therapy or engage in psychological testing. There neither are clinical hours required nor a practicum to complete. This degree does not lead to any type of licensure or certification. Rather, this program is designed to teach students how to practically apply psychology to the field of law enforcement. A number of courses are team-taught, combining experts from both fields of study.... [-]


MBA/MPP (MBA/Master of Public Policy)

The Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 USA Malibu Los Angeles Long Beach Pasadena Westlake Village Irvine + 5 more

Prepares students in management capabilities, leadership qualities, and utilizing tools of analysis and policy design to effect successful implementation and institutional change. [+]

Pepperdine's three-year Master of Business Administration / Master of Public Policy program prepares students in management capabilities, leadership qualities, and utilizing tools of analysis and policy design to effect successful implementation and institutional change.Offered as a joint degree at Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business and Management and School of Public Policy, the MBA/MPP program seeks students who are willing to strive for academic excellence and moral decisiveness and are inspired to delve into societal, community and global issues of management and leadership. While the Graziadio School imparts a comprehensive understanding of global management, the School of Public Policy develops analytic skills of political economics.... [-]


Online Master of Public Affairs (Online MPA)

Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA Connect)
Online Part time August 2018 USA Bloomington

The MPA is one of the most versatile and valuable degrees available—a combination of the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy. [+]

A versatile and valuable degree

Sure, it sounds like a nice addition to your resume. But what exactly is a Master of Public Affairs? The MPA is one of the most versatile and valuable degrees available—a combination of the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy. At SPEA, our students are prepared for public service jobs in our changing society in ways unmatched by other universities. Our MPA program builds leaders who will make a difference in our world.

As an online student, you benefit from the flexibility of our 48 credit hour program consisting of three components: Core Courses: 6 courses, 18 credit hours Advanced Electives: Up to 10 courses (30 credit hours) minus any professional experience or internship credit. An experiential component: Completed through an internship or waived through prior professional experience. ... [-]

MSL: Financial Services and Wealth Management

Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 USA San Diego + 1 more

Students will learn about wealth management from some of the finest leaders in the industry. Thomas Jefferson School of Law partners with the Global Academy of Financial Management to offer additional certifications for taking our courses. [+]

MSL: Financial Services and Wealth Management

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has offered Financial Services and Wealth Management to non-attorneys since 2009 and is a leader in the field. For more information, email graduateadmissions@tjsl.edu Students will learn about wealth management from some of the finest leaders in the industry. Thomas Jefferson School of Law partners with the Global Academy of Financial Management to offer additional certifications for taking our courses. Examples include Certified Asset Manager, Chartered Wealth Manager, and Chartered Portfolio Manager.

The program is offered entirely online and can be completed in a year while working full time. There is no residency requirement. Financial aid options are available for eligible students. There are rolling admissions, with 6 start dates a year. Contact us now to start your application process. For more information, email graduateadmissions@tjsl.edu... [-]


Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law

The University of Oklahoma - College of Law
Online Part time 2 - 2 years August 2018 USA Norman

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law offers a graduate program for those seeking to gain a stronger understanding of legal issues with indigenous and Native American peoples. [+]

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law extends the school’s longstanding history of excellence and expertise in indigenous peoples law and energy and natural resources law. This master’s degree allows students seeking a legal knowledge in indigenous peoples law to gain that knowledge in less time than the three years of full-time study required to earn a Juris Doctor degree. MASTER OF LEGAL STUDIES IN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES LAW (ONLINE) Located in the heart of the original Indian Territory, OU Law provides an ideal environment for the study of Native American law and issues concerning indigenous peoples. Oklahoma contains nearly forty tribal nations and the second largest Native American population in the United States. Given their presence and the history of the region, Indian law affects virtually all areas of legal practice, making it a vibrant and growing field. The MLS in Indigenous Peoples law can be completed online in two years of part-time study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To qualify for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must have earned their bachelor’s degree prior to matriculation. In addition to having an undergraduate degree, those admitted must have strong letters of recommendation and leadership potential. Applicants are urged to submit their application and supporting documents as soon as possible to receive priority review for August enrollment. ADMISSION DECISIONS The MLS Admissions Committee will carefully examine all parts of the application with plans to announce decisions as soon as possible. The committee operates under a rolling admission process,... [-]


Masters in Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES)

University of Oregon School of Law
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA Eugene

Conflict is a normal part of our lives, and it exists everywhere. It is also one of the greatest barriers to progress and happiness. The Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES) Master's Degree program gives you the skills and knowledge to resolve conflicts peacefully—both on an intimate level between individuals, and a high level between organizations and even nations. [+]

Be the expert everyone needs—and make progress possible.

Conflict is a normal part of our lives, and it exists everywhere. It is also one of the greatest barriers to progress and happiness. The Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES) Master's Degree program gives you the skills and knowledge to resolve conflicts peacefully—between individuals, within organizations, and among nations.

As a CRES student, you'll join a remarkable cohort of students and have a broad range of career opportunities. And most importantly, you'll be an important influence everywhere you go.

Find Your Passion

The CRES program is built on a cohort model designed to foster a collaborative environment based on experiential learning. The faculty is passionate. The curriculum is rich. You will learn theory and put it into practice. You will stretch yourself to consider new perspectives on competition and cooperation, relationships and responsibility, and, war and peace.... [-]


Master in Administración de Justicia

Unitelma Sapienza
Online Full time 1 year Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. [+]

Objectives

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. All materials contain both theoretical and practical implementation within the judiciary context in both judicial and administrative aspects, as well as government law. The course is offered only in Spanish.

Level

Enrollment is only for postgraduate candidates - Master's degree (60 ECTS - Credits).

Main contents

PART ONE 1. Theory of Law and Justice. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Analysis of new trends in the law. 4. Government judiciary. 5. Access to justice and alternative methods of conflict resolution. 6. Judicial Administration and Management. SECOND PART 7. Judicial Ethics. 8. Legal security. 9. Reasoning judicial interpretation and structuring of sentences. 10. The information and communications technology applied in the administration of justice. 11. The methodology of case resolution. 12. The criminal policy: Public safety and justice system.... [-]