Online Master of Legal Studies in Conflict Resolution

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University's Master of Legal Studies with an emphasis in Conflict Resolution is designed to provide professionals the skills and knowledge to effectively navigate conflict in various circumstances and environments.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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Conflict is everywhere. The best leaders know how to manage and resolve conflicts before they become major distractions or create negative consequences. Having the right perspective, along with effective problem-solving skills, will make you an indispensable leader within your company and community. The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University's Master of Legal Studies with an emphasis in Conflict Resolution is designed to provide professionals the skills and knowledge to effectively navigate conflict in various circumstances and environments.

Taught by experienced faculty and professionals, this program will provide you with a background in legal principles and analysis to lay the foundation for practical problem-solving strategies and conflict resolution techniques. If you are looking to enhance your career opportunities or improve your interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, this is the program for you.

Students are seeking advancement in the field where mediation and dispute resolution is a priority. Many of these courses touch almost all professional careers, we all have to deal with conflict and understanding how it works, how to resolve it, and the legal system through which it flows is essential to preparing professionals to handle situations in the workplace. These courses will also offer additional options to our HR and Criminal Law emphasis students, whose career directly involves conflict resolution on a daily basis. This emphasis also offers a course in Divorce and Family Mediation, meeting the needs of students who have requested more content in Family Law. This emphasis has been a very successful hybrid program and was requested by our online students; we expect significant enrollment numbers in these courses.

The M.L.S. program is a customizable degree with nine possible focus areas (each focus area is four courses in a particular subject):

Featured courses


Foundation courses

US Law and Legal Analysis


Foundation electives

Fundamentals of Contract Law


Foundation electives

Property


Foundation electives

Tort Law


Foundation electives

US Constitution Law


Emphasis area

Arbitration


Emphasis area

Conflict Theory


Emphasis area

Mediation


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Legal Studies in Conflict Resolution have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Mediator

Arbitrator

HR Director

Business Owner

Management

Company executive

Social Worker

Policy Advocate

Public Service professional

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge. The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge. The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Admissions requirements

U.S. educated applicants can apply through our FastApp process, which streamlines the application process and may allow for an offer of conditional admission to the MLS program while the applicant continues to submit any additional requested documentation.

FastApp process

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Study at one of the best law schools in the country

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU is one of the top schools in the nation. The college provides personalized and practical legal education. Offering more than 250 unique courses, students have the opportunity to tailor their educational experiences to meet their unique interests. Our bar passage achievements and peer-reviewed U.S. News and World Report rankings highlight our dedication to preparing students for success.

#1


in Arizona for bar passage.

Top 25


Bar Passage & JD Advantage Jobs, according to the American Bar Association.

Top 10


Public Law Schools, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 30


Best Law Schools, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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