Career Paths for Master of Legal Studies Graduates

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

Your Master of Legal Studies degree opens the door to a wide variety of careers.

University of Arizona Law MLS graduates have secured positions in insurance, employee benefits, procurement, contracts administration, compliance, business analysis, public policy, law enforcement, law office support services and in a wide variety of other fields. Students have obtained positions with governmental agencies, business organizations, social service providers, educational institutions, non-profits and international NGOs.  

Jobs held by recent University of Arizona MLS graduates include:

Adoptions Case Manager

Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act Analyst

Change Manager

Commercial Real Estate Broker

Community Outreach Associate

Compliance Analyst

Contract Administrator

Court Administrator

Environmental Policy Development Manager

Export Control Analyst

Financial Aid Advisor

Financial Advisor

Financial Crime Consultant

HIPAA Officer

Human Resources Officer

Insurance Broker

Probation Officer

Legal Analyst

Legal Assistant

News Director

NGO Program Officer


Quality Assurance Manager

Risk Manager


Tribal Advocate

Tribal Operations Specialist, BIA