Master of Legal Studies
Northcentral University

Program Details

If you are in business or academia and your career traverses the law, this online Master of Legal Studies was designed for you.  As an educator, manager, counselor, or other working professional, this degree can give you the insight to be more effective in your role and advance your career.  You’ll study legal research and analysis, emphasizing clear communication in your positions and findings.  Northcentral’s MLS aligns with competencies set forth by the American Association of Paralegals (AAPE) and culminates in a capstone project.  Coursework usually includes:

  • Civil Actions
  • American Constitutional Law
  • Advanced Topics in Torts Law
  • Criminal Actions

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States