Master of Science in Legal Studies
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.
We offer three concentrations:
This track 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 track 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 track 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.
Enrollment is limited, so if you are interested in our program, please e-mail us immediately at email@example.com and specify that you are interested in learning more about the MS in Legal Studies program.
Cal U Graduate Success Stories
"I've gained valuable exposure to the many different aspects of homeland security at PA Region 13 and my educational background from Cal U has proven to be an asset to this organization."
-Abigail S. Pastella, administrative assistant to the program manager for Pennsylvania Region 13 Southwestern Pennsylvania Counterterrorism Task Force, Cal U (M.S. in Legal Studies, '08)