1215 Wilbraham Road Springfield, MA 01119-2684
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PAIDSpringfield, MAPERMIT NO. 896
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Affordable24-credit ($990 per credit) program for non-lawyers
Convenientcomplete your degree full- or part-time in one, two, or more years
Expert facultylearn from our distinguished faculty of legal scholars and experts
Immersivetake classes alongside Juris Doctor students
Customizablea curriculum to fit your professional needs
LAW Master of Science in Law for Non-Lawyers
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Now, through the Master of Science in Law program, Western New England University School of Law is putting that powerful tool in your hands.
Knowing and understanding the law is not only integral to many careers, it is increasingly essential. Do you deal with legal issues, contracts, or regulations in your job? Do you work with lawyers? Do you serve a client population with legal issues? If the answer is yes, then the 24-credit Master of Science in Law is the ideal advanced degree to make you more effective and valuable in your present job and position you to advance in your field. We can customize the curriculum to your professional interests or you can work in one of our existing concentrations.
Business executives and entrepreneurs
School principals and administrators
Engineers and tech professionals
Human resource professionals
Journalists and librarians
Mediators and labor negotiators
Nonprofit managers and fundraisers
Law enforcement professionals
Policy makers and lobbyists
Real estate professionals
After taking an introductory course to become acclimated to the process of legal education, you will attend the same classes with students in the Juris Doctor program and be taught by our outstanding law faculty. The sophisticated and substantial knowledge of law obtained through the program will prepare you to:
Understand the legal and regulatory scheme that governs your profession;
Employ legal concepts and perspectives in your professional decision-making;
Use legal insights in developing business strategy and risk management plans;
Engage in public policy discussions to influence change in your field; and
Communicate more effectively with legal counsel.
ADMISSIONS PROCESSAdmission is based on your undergraduate credentials, work experience, and other fac-tors relevant to professional development. The MS in Law students will not be required to take the LSAT or any other graduate admission test. This program may be eligible for tuition reimbursement with your employer.
Apply Now at wne.edu/ms-law. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-782-1406.
Western New England University School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.
THE IDEAL LEGAL DEGREE FOR NON-LAWYERS.From human resources to financial planning, banking to social work, and numerous other professions, acquiring an in-depth command of legal knowledge is key to the success of your organization and the future of your career.
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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. LEGAL KNOWLEDGE IS EMPOWERING.