Master of Laws in Elder Law
Stetson University

Program Details

The online Master of Law in Elder Law program is designed for law school graduates interested in the laws concerning the elderly.  The curriculum includes courses in long-term care planning, estate and gift taxes, ethics, guardianship, retirement, and more.  You will also take electives that best match your interests and goals from courses including:

  • Government and Private Health Benefits
  • Representing Elderly or Special Needs Clients
  • Law, Aging and Mental Health
  • Veterans' Benefits

Requirements

  • 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.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges