University of Arizona Law's Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is a one-year degree program pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. The MLS is designed to enhance the effectiveness of a broad spectrum of professionals whose work involves regulations, negotiations, or working with lawyers or legal issues.
If you find yourself needing a better foundation for working with and understanding laws and regulations, or wish to improve your career prospects by obtaining legal and critical thinking skills, the MLS may be just the right fit.
The MLS Program allows professionals to:
Click on the links to the right to learn more about the MLS degree, including developed concentrations. If your area of interest is not listed, we can work with you to create your own concentration, drawing from the range Master’s and Juris Doctor courses offered by Arizona Law and other colleges throughout the university.