Applicants must have completed at least an undergraduate bachelors degree. Applicants need to provide official transcripts of all college, graduate and professional studies, whether a degree was obtained or not. No standardized test is required.
International students are welcome and encouraged to apply. They must have completed the equivalent of a US bachelors degree, and they must submit a TOEFL score. The minimum acceptable TOEFL scores are 600 paper, 250 computer, 110 internet. IELTS scores are also accepted in lieu of TOEFL. International students are encouraged to apply as early as possible because of greater amount of time needed to process the application, obtain visas, and obtain housing.
Students must complete 30 course credits in the School of Law to receive the MSL degree. Students are required to take Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning, one first-year JD course, and the required courses in their selected area of specialization.
The areas of specialization from which students may choose are as follows:
Biomedical & Health Services Research
Criminal Law and Justice
Elder and Estate Planning Law
Employment and Labor Law
Intellectual Property and Technology Law
International Business Law
International and Human Rights Law
Real Estate Law
Sports and Entertainment Law
Students may also design their own unique concentration.