Online Master of Legal Studies in Criminal Law
The online Master of Legal Studies in Criminal Law, offered through ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, provides students with valuable expertise regarding how and why the criminal justice system operates the way it does.
Next start date: 05/17/2021
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The manner in which an individual becomes the “accused,” and the process requisite to the establishment of “criminal liability” are fundamental to the integrity of a just and fair society.
The study of criminal law equips students to understand the myriad agencies charged with enforcing various laws, the rights of suspected or convicted people, societal goals that may be achieved via the punishments meted out to offenders, and how laws differ from state to state and country to country. The Criminal Law focus area will provide students with valuable expertise regarding how and why the criminal justice system operates the way it does.
The M.L.S. program is a customizable degree with nine possible focus areas (each focus area is four courses in a particular subject):
- Conflict resolution.
- Construction law.
- Contract management.
- Corporate and health care compliance.
- Criminal law.
- HR and employment law.
- Intellectual property law.
- Law and sustainability.
- Sports law and business.
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.
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.
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