Course Catalog

Students in the online programs must complete required and elective courses. The number of total courses varies per program.

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Master of Legal Studies

MLS Required Courses
Students must complete two (2) introductory courses: Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods, and Legal Research & Writing. Students must then complete at least one of the following common law courses: Contracts, Property, Torts.

Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods (3 credits)
Contracts (3 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Torts (1 credit)
Legal Research & Writing (3 credits)

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MLS in Taxation Required Courses
MLS in Taxation students are required to take Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods plus two of the following fundamental law courses: Legal Research & Writing, Contracts, Business Associations, Corporate Compliance, Employment Law. Students are then required to take Federal Income Taxation, followed by tax elective courses.

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Master of Laws

LL.M. in Taxation Required Courses

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Dual LL.M. Required Courses

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LL.M. in U.S. Law Required Courses
Students must complete two (2) introductory courses: Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods, and Legal Research & Writing. Students must then complete at least one of the following common law courses: Contracts, Property, Torts.

Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods (3 credits)
Contracts (3 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Torts (1 credit)
Legal Research & Writing (3 credits)

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Elective Courses

MLS and LL.M. in U.S. Law Elective Courses

Contracts (3 credits)
Civil Procedure (3 credits)
Legal Writing and Analysis (2 credits)
Professional Responsibility (3 credits)
Business Associations (3 credits)
Intellectual Property (3 credits)
Health Law (3 credits)
Negotiation (3 credits)
Constitutional Law (3 credits)
Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
Employment Law (3 credits)
International Business Transactions (2 credits)
Property (3 credits)
Mediation and Arbitration (3 credits)
Cross Cultural Dispute Resolution (3 credits)
Supervised Research (3 credits)
Legal Externship (3 credits)
Criminal Law (1 credit)
Immigration Law (1 credit)
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy (1 credit)
Administrative and Regulatory Law (1 credit)
Trial Advocacy (1 credit)
Education Law (1 credit)

MLS in Tax and LL.M. in Tax Elective Courses
Tax LL.M. students may also take up to two (2) of the following general law courses: Business Associations, International Business Transactions, Corporate Compliance, Employment Law, Negotiation, Mediation & Arbitration, Entrepreneurship.

Corporate Taxation (3 credits)
Federal Taxation of Partnerships (3 credits)
State and Local Taxation (3 credits)
Federal Tax Procedure (3 credits)
Federal Estate and Gift Taxation (3 credits)
Accounting for Tax Attorneys (3 credits)
International Taxation (3 credits)
Tax-Exempt Organizations (3 credits)
Tax Research Writing (3 credits)
Externship (3 credits)
Supervised Research (3 credits)
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