About Law and Public Policy
Think deeply about issues that matter to our communities.
You’ll build valuable professional skills as you explore the complex relationship between law and public policy. This concentration within the M.S. in Legal Studies program at California University of Pennsylvania focuses on the analysis and application of law in a multitude of contexts.
Delivered entirely online, the law and public policy degree program empowers working professionals and other serious students to address, analyze and critique the law and its public policy implications.
You’ll gain knowledge, skills and confidence as you examine law and public policy from social, administrative, juridical, ethical, operational and managerial perspectives.
Examine the law's comprehensive impact on society.
The intersection of law and public policy has practical ramifications for individuals, communities and our society.
With this in mind, program faculty challenge students to hone their research, writing and analytical skills as they engage with case law, statutory law and administrative regulations and learn to support arguments with reputable sources.
The online master’s in legal studies can be completed in one year of full-time or two years of part-time study. Cal U’s accelerated B.A. to M.S. in Legal Studies option reduces time to completion even further by allowing undergraduate students to complete up to 12 credits of graduate-level courses during their senior year.