USC Gould School of Law announced Tuesday that it is launching a new online Master of Studies in Law program for non-lawyers.
The program is designed for new graduates as well as seasoned professionals from varying fields of studies and careers who seek an understanding of how the U.S. legal system functions, a statement said.
The new degree will give graduates expertise in legal issues related to their fields and academic interests. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in any field. Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2016 term.
The statement said online MSL students will have the option of completing a variety of online courses, including: Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, Legal Research, Legal Profession, Constitutional Law, Topics in American Law, Business Organizations, Securities Regulation, Contract Drafting Strategy, Mergers Acquisitions, and Business for Lawyers.
MSL students can can tailor their schedule according to their work or family obligations and complete their degrees in as few as three semesters, according to USC..
Graduates of the online MSL program will receive a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. legal system, advanced legal terminology, including speaking and writing skills, the ability to perform legal research and analysis, and practical knowledge of the legal profession, the statement said.
For more information, contact the USC Gould School of Law Graduate International Programs office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 821-5916.
—City News Service
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