The offering of Pepperdine University School of Law Master of Legal Studies distance education degree program is pending American Bar Association acquiescence and Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC) accreditation.
The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine University School of Law enables nonlawyers from across the United States to develop the legal expertise and credentials to advance within their chosen fields. Students will learn to interpret foundational legal concepts, solve legal challenges, and interact effectively with lawyers.
The School of Law faculty members are legal scholars who will mentor and challenge students to succeed in the classroom and beyond. They focus on providing hands-on training that students can immediately apply in their current professions.
Dispute Resolution Concentration
Students can hone their legal skills in arbitration and conflict mediation by selecting the dispute resolution concentration. The Straus Institute at Pepperdine School of Law is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Number 1 law school for dispute resolution.
Live Online Classes
The virtual campus combines live, face-to-face online classes; weekly self-paced coursework; and in-person residencies for a truly interactive learning experience. Virtual classes are taught by the same faculty who teach on campus.
No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be considered for admission. To apply, candidates must submit:
- An online application (including application fee).
- Transcripts from all schools attended.
- One letter of recommendation.
- A statement of purpose.
- A résumé or curriculum vitae.
- A video interview.
The Master of Legal Studies program offers a concentration in dispute resolution. The Straus Institute at Pepperdine School of Law is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Number 1 law school for dispute resolution.
The online Master of Legal Studies is designed to improve students' expertise and capacity to understand legal issues, manage legal questions and controversies, interact professionally with lawyers, and understand a lawyer’s professional responsibilities.
Students will attend two residencies on Pepperdine’s beautiful campus in Malibu, California, where they will apply their newly acquired knowledge and network with faculty and classmates. Ranked among the Top 10 best in the nation by The Princeton Review, Pepperdine School of Law faculty are legal scholars who mentor and challenge students. They are deeply committed to supporting student growth and providing hands-on learning experiences that students can apply immediately in their current professional roles.
Students connect with Pepperdine School of Law faculty and classmates every week with live, face-to-face virtual classes. These small classes encourage lively debate through simulations and collaborative projects. Students complete weekly self-paced coursework to inform discussion in class, incorporating diverse media and other interactive assignments.
Pepperdine School of Law is ranked 5th in the country by the National Jurist for practical training. In the online Master of Legal Studies program, students practice their skills through virtual simulations in the online classroom and in-person projects during residencies.
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