Online Master of Legal Studies in HR and Employment Law

The online Master of Legal Studies in HR and Employment Law, offered through ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, prepares students to move up the ladder in their current career or to pursue new and exciting career opportunities.

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Quick facts

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Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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Details

Hiring high quality, effective personnel is critical to the success of every organization. Only trained professionals understand the complex legal and regulatory framework that impacts the recruitment, hiring, maintenance, promotion, and firing of employees and independent contractors. The emphasis in HR and Employment Law will allow professionals to identify and solve the critical problems facing organizations on a daily basis. 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


Required

SDO 501- US Law and Legal Analysis


Electives

SDO 518 Fundamentals of Contract Law


Electives

SDO 598 Property


Electives

SDO 525 Tort Law


Electives

SDO 598 US Constitution Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Advanced Topics in HR and Employment Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Duties, Obligations and Rights Workplace


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Employment Discrimination


Related careers

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

Ombudsman

HR leadership

Company vice president

Hiring manager

Labor advocate

Head hunter

Business Owner

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.

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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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