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The Kline School of Law has a healthy respect for the rules.

Master of Legal Studies Program

The Master of Legal Studies Program gives professionals an understanding of the legal issues that organizations in both the public and private sectors face and the knowledge to help them adhere to regulations.

The U.S. News “Best Jobs” ranking lists Compliance Officer as #17 among best jobs in the business sector, and — based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — projects that demand for compliance professionals will increase through 2024.

Our Master of Legal Studies Program provides students seeking advanced legal knowledge with an in-depth, specialized study of the legal system. 

Expand Your Legal Knowledge

The Master of Legal Studies is a 30-semester-credit program that may be completed entirely online or supplemented with live courses, either full-time or part-time. Students can complete a general MLS or a concentration.

Criminal Law Concentration

Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance

Entrepreneurship and Law Concentration

Financial Regulatory Compliance

Health Care Compliance Concentration

Higher Education Compliance Concentration

Human Resources Compliance Concentration

NCAA Compliance and Sports Law Concentration

Professor Beth L. Haas

Beth L. Haas

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Online Learning

Beth Haas is a former partner with Blank Rome, LLP, where her practice focused on aviation litigation, product liability defense and toxic torts. She maintained an extensive federal and state court practice, with particular emphasis on liability defense of high-profile aviation accidents and related insurance coverage and risk management issues. She also handled numerous environmental contamination and product liability claims on behalf of a multi-national chemical company.


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