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Master of Law in Elder Law

School Details

Stetson University bears the name of one of its early and most influential supporters, John B. Stetson, of the famous hat-maker manufacturer. Founded in DeLand, Florida in 1883, the Legislature of the state of Florida granted a charter to Stetson just four years later. Today, the University encompasses sites across the state of Florida, including the DeLand and Gulfport campuses, along with satellite locations at the University Center at Celebration near Orlando and the Tampa Law Center.

Stetson confers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees through the following colleges:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Law
  • College of Music

Stetson University currently offers certificate programs online through the Continuing Education and Outreach department.


  • Official transcripts showing conferral of degrees from all colleges or universities you attended, including undergraduate, graduate, law and professional schools
  • Experience working in elder law or related fields is helpful but not required
  • Applicants must also be proficient in the English language and hold a law degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, or must hold a first law degree from a foreign law school approved by the appropriate authority in that country
  • Recommendations
  • Personal Statements
  • Resume

One on campus visit is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges