Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

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Expand Your Career with Legal Expertise

Earn Your Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Two Years

At Oklahoma City University, our part-time, accelerated and online MLS program makes it possible to level up your legal skills and your earning potential—without becoming a licensed attorney.

In this program, you’ll study the contractual, compliance, and regulatory issues that affect modern businesses and gain essential knowledge and skills to help you advance in an evolving and lucrative career.

Start on the path now. Our next cohort begins soon.

What can I do with a Master of Legal Studies (MLS)?

As businesses navigate increasingly complex legal territory, they are looking for internal experts who can confidently represent their legal interests and work with partnering attorneys on a regular basis.

An MLS degree offers the skill development you need for advanced positions and increased earning potential in a wide range of settings.

Career opportunities:

Contract Writer

Compliance Officer

Procurement Specialist

Project Manager

Loan Officer

Banking Officer


Why earn your MLS at OCU School of Law?


Online, Convenient
and Quick


In-Demand Professional Concentrations


Quality Curriculum Taught by Experts


Online, Convenient
and Quick

Earn your master’s in two years while taking one class at a time — online and in accelerated, 9-week terms.

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In-Demand Professional Concentrations

We design our curriculum around workforce demand so you graduate with skills that directly relate to your field.

2 Tracks available:
Aerospace and Aviation
Corporate Compliance

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Quality Curriculum Taught by Experts

As part of OCU’s law school, this program allows you to learn from practicing attorneys and distinguished faculty who bring the real world of law into the classroom.

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Stand out as a legal expert.

Earn your Master of Legal Studies at Oklahoma City University.

Program Details

We keep admissions criteria simple at Oklahoma City University, welcoming students of all professional backgrounds. When we review your application, we’ll just need to see the following:

• Basic personal information (name, contact information, military status, etc.)
• Official undergraduate transcripts
• Professional resume
• Cover letter (500 words or less)
• 1 letter of recommendation
• Note: There is no GRE or LSAT required for admission to the MLS program

Once you submit, we’ll review and get back to you quickly with an admissions decision.

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As a graduate student, you have more options for degree financing than you may think. Through Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, you can get up to $20,500 per year. And that’s just the start.

Learn about tuition and fees
Explore your financial aid options
Apply for scholarships

Our team of admissions and financial aid counselors can help you establish a degree financing plan that works for you.

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