Applicants to the Master of Law Studies program must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution and provide all official transcripts. Master’s degree holders should also submit official transcripts from previous graduate programs. Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the University’s English-language proficiency admission requirements. Applicants must also submit a personal statement/statement of purpose and a resume.

All applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible during the admission cycle. To receive consideration by the Admissions Committee, applicants must submit their applications by the posted deadline. Applications may be accepted after the posted deadline and are reviewed on a space-available basis. Applicants may use the electronic application form available through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) website. Applicants are advised to read the application form thoroughly and follow the instructions carefully. Applications are open one year prior to the start of the term.

A complete MLS program application consists of the following:

  1. Completed and Signed Application Form via LSAC
  2. Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose
  3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. Required Transcripts (translated if not in English)