Students in the Master of Legal Studies program complete 30 credit-hours of courses, with more than half of the credits in courses they select to support career goals.
Master of Legal Studies students attend classes with Juris Doctor students, but are graded according to the Northern Kentucky University graduate-student grading scale.
|AREA OF LAW||PROFESSIONAL GOAL|
|Business/Marketing||Insurance; Contracts Specialists and Analysts; Business Consultants; Management Consultants; Economists; Marketers and Advertising Representatives; Market Research Analysts; Executives; Communications Consultants; Office Managers; Corporate Compliance Managers; Forensics Consultants; Public Relations Specialists; Government Relations Specialists; Realtors and Real Estate Agents|
|Media/Publishing||Media Consultants; Researchers and Research Analysts; Editors; Writers; Journalists and Reporters; Reference Librarians|
|Criminal Justice||Legal Investigators; Law Enforcement Officials|
|Intellectual Property (IP)||Patent Agents; IP Consultants; Sports & Entertainment Agents; Engineers; Scientists|
|Labor and Employment||Labor Relations Managers; Human Resource (HR) Managers; HR Generalists|
|General Legal Services||
Paralegals; Legal Assistants/Specialists; Law Clerks; Legal Litigation Analysts