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Maximize your legal compliance skills and increase your value to employers by creating opportunities for advancement with an online Master of Legal Studies. You’ll gain essential knowledge in compliance, legal research and analysis, risk management, ethics, and professional standards.

Designed specifically for non-lawyers who need a solid understanding of the laws and legal systems that regulate their industry, the online Master of Legal Studies offers specialized skills and expertise that will set you apart from the crowd in your chosen career field.


From the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University  

Experienced faculty committed to helping students: mentoring, career advancement, and networking.
The Kline School of Law is ranked a top 100 law school by U.S. News & World report.
10% tuition savings for active military personnel, veterans, National Guard, or Reserve, and their immediate families.
The Drexel Advantage
Classes designed for working professionals. Learn online when it’s convenient for you. No GMAT, GRE, or LSAT required.

Take the first step toward earning your Legal Studies degree or certificate online.

Reach Your Destination
Tariq Rashad, Master of Legal Studies Graduate
"Drexel University's Kline School of Law possessed the online infrastructure and faculty talent that made it the ideal platform to successfully navigate the demands of career and academics."
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Program Rankings
    #3 institution among the “Best 26 Accredited Online Master’s in Legal Studies Programs” for 2024

  • The Princeton Review
    Best Online Master of Studies in Law Programs for 2024
Master of Legal Studies Concentrations and Certificates
You may choose one or two optional concentrations or earn a general Master of Legal Studies degree. Graduate certificates are also available in these areas.

  • Criminal Law 
  • Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance
  • Financial Regulatory Compliance 
  • Health Care Compliance 
  • Higher Education Compliance 
  • Human Resources Compliance 
  • NCAA Compliance and Sports Law 
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Regulatory Compliance
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