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Master of Science in Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy ConcentrationMaster of Science in Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy Concentration

Master of Science in Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy Concentration

Our online program in legal studies: law and public policy brings the core principles of Western jurisprudence to the forefront and instructs our graduates on substantive and procedural questions about law and its application in diverse settings. Even more compellingly, the program advocates and inculcates the ambitions of true legal reasoning and its practice-to prepare leaders for free and democratic societies and to ensure justice whenever and wherever possible.

Get a description of each of Cal U's Graduate Law and Public Policy courses from our Course Catalog here.   

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree.

Required Courses12 Credits

LAW 600Law and Public Policy3
LAW 601Law and Ethics3
LAW 602Law, Civil Liberties and the Constitution3
LAW 603Law and Legal Method3

Law and Public Policy Concentration15 Credits

LAW 607Law and Criminal Conduct3
LAW 608Law and Civil Litigation3
LAW 700Law and the International Community3
LAW 701Law and Administrative Agencies3
LAW 704Law, Business and the Workplace3

Law and Public Policy Electives9 - 10 Credits

LAW 605Law and Police Process3
LAW 606Law, Punishment and Corrections3
LAW 609Law, Culture and Society3
LAW 610Law, Justice and the Family3
LAW 702Law, Science and Forensic Applications3
LAW 703Law and the Environment3
LAW 730Independent Study in Law and Public Policy3
RES 849Thesis4

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