Program Benefits

This degree confers a depth of expertise in law and policy for students and professionals who benefit from such understanding, but do not require a traditional law degree to achieve their career goals. The master's degree confirms to the world that graduates have a singular depth of knowledge in law, legal reasoning and analysis, legal institutions, governance, and policymaking. With business and industry impacted by constantly changing laws and regulations, a graduate degree in law can provide a foundation for excellence in today's professional environment.

The MSL degree enhances opportunities in a broad range of professional environments, such as public agency managers and staff, legislative staff, public information officers, business executives, finance industry executives, engineers, consultants, planners, lobbyists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and many other career paths. Students who have earned the MSL degree find that the distinctive education provided by McGeorge have improved their professional effectiveness and rendered them competitive for advancement.

Online graduate students are students at McGeorge School of Law and part of our vibrant community. You will earn your degree from McGeorge and take your place among our esteemed alumni, who hold positions of professional leadership across the U.S. and the world.

*Subject to WSCUC approval and ABA acquiescence.