Master of Legal Studies
West Virginia University

Program Details

The online Master of Legal Studies degree program from West Virginia University is designed for professionals who work in human services, criminal and juvenile justice, the court system, social work, and regulatory agencies. This is not a pre-law program, but a program for those who are seeking a better understanding of the legal system and advancement with a master's degree. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Law & Society
  • The Legislative Process
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Media & the Law

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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