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Master of Science in Law

Program Details

The online MS in Law degree program from Abraham Lincoln University is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the legal system. The curriculum covers topics such as contemporary business law, communication law, environmental law, employment law, immigration law, intellectual property, international business law, and more. Upon completion, graduates are prepared to:

  • Communicate effectively and apply concepts from a wide variety of legal disciplines, as well as other disciplines such as business, sociology, and communications, in a law-related environment
  • Perform legal research and writing tasks using online and in-person library resources for a wide variety of legal problems
  • Edit and refine previously prepared legal documents to accommodate changes in circumstances and changes in law
  • Prepare and write legal memoranda, motions, and other court documents for review by an attorney 
  • Draft interoffice memoranda for the purpose of advising or informing supervising attorneys

Requirements

  • A minimum of an official transcript showing the completion of a bachelor degree or its equivalent (e.g. satisfactory completion of at least 120 semester units of transferable college level credit from other accredited colleges/universities, reviewed and accepted by the Academic Department) and any master’s level work completed
  • An undergraduate academic record reflecting a minimal Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of C (2.0 on a scale of 4.0) or higher, and any graduate college academic records must show a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of B (3.0 on a scale of 4.0) or higher
  • Documentation of a current government-issued photo ID
  • A resume, curriculum vitae or list of professional accomplishments
  • Transcripts for any previous baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate study that the applicant wants to submit to ALU for possible transfer credit

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission