Master of Legal Studies
Pepperdine University

Program Details

The online MLS degree program from Pepperdine University is designed to provide nonlawyers with the superior legal expertise and credentials needed to advance within their chosen field. Students learn to analyze and interpret legal concepts in order to make more informed decisions at work and enhance their professional credibility with their partners, clients, contituents, and employers. Core courses explore:

  • Contracts
  • Legal Writing
  • Civil Procedure & Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Compliance


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Résumé
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission