Master of Business Administration / Legal Studies
American University

Program Details

The Legal Studies specialization of American University’s online Master of Business Administration degree provides the legal knowledge business professionals need to be confident decision-makers. Coursework helps students better understand the US legal system and legal terminology they may encounter in a business environment. Graduates of this online law degree can benefit from knowing the legalities surrounding contracts, negotiations, transactions, and other business procedures.

The Master of Business Administration online degree program at AU offers leadership and financial analysis skills applicable to a wide range of industries. In-person immersions at the university’s Washington, DC, campus or at business capitals around the world allow students to network with classmates, professors, and industry leaders. Students can choose a completion program of 12 to 24 months to best fit their schedule and career goals.

Core coursework explores various business subsets, including:

  • Managerial economics
  • Operations management
  • Corporate strategy
  • Management in the international economy
  • Marketing management
  • Strategic decision making

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

American University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires two in-person practicums.