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Master of Science in Legal StudiesMaster of Science in Legal Studies

Legal Studies

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As a student in our online legal studies program, you are part of a community of scholars who yearn for further knowledge about law and public policy in a local, regional and international sense. In law and legal systems, both individuals and the collectives come to depend on its promise of order and communal stability.

In jurisprudence and legal analysis, you will become adept at the real purpose of law in modern life, not only the maintenance of order and the regulation of things, but also the assurance that communities and nations can live in harmony and with due respect for the rights of individuals and sovereignties.

Chose from three distinct Master's Concentrations and Certificates:

Law and Public Policy (M.S.)

Law and Public Policy (Certificate.)

  • This concentration is directed at those who labor in law, beyond the usual targets of judges and lawyers, and delivers a highly sophisticated legal education that leads to greater levels of understanding and responsibility. The program will help you strive for personal, intellectual, occupational and professional perfection.
  • This graduate certificate in Law and Public Policy will focus on the law and the branches of government.  You will examine the roots of the Constitution and how laws and policies have emerged in today's society. Not only is this graduate certificate affordable and 100% delivered online, it provides  graduates an extra advantage in careers such as government officials, lobbyists, policy analysts, research assistants and lawyers.

Homeland Security (M.S.)

Homeland Security (Certificate)

  • This concentration prepares you to tackle the many challenges inherent in the protection of a nation. It allows justice professionals, health specialists and legal specialists to concentrate on the methodology of security in this narrow context. Aside from the recurring demands of professional justice duty, homeland security delivers another slant and perspective to harried and often over-tasked public servants.
  • This graduate certificate in Homeland Security is offered 100% online and examines topics such as border security, security policies, emergency management and infrastructure protection. Cal U’s graduate certificate in Homeland Security is a perfect addition to a resume of any career related to homeland security including law enforcement, public safety, cyber security and emergency management personnel.

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Criminal Justice (Certificate)

  • This concentration prepares learned and erudite justice practitioners who will assume leadership positions in the justice sector and make substantial contributions to the betterment of the legal and justice systems and the community served.
  • This graduate certificate in Criminal Justice is a great way to refreh your skills if you are currently working in law enforcement or a powerful resume builder for entry-level candidates intot he criminal justice field.  Through a wide variety of courese, this affordable online certificate will hlep advance your career at any stage.

Enrollment is limited, so if you are interested in our program, please e-mail the department  immediately at legalstudiesonline@calu.edu and specify that you are interested in learning more about the MS in Legal Studies program.

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