Earn Your Master of Legal Studies Online

The online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) from American University Washington College of Law equips professionals and non-lawyers with the legal framework needed to solve law-related challenges that can arise in all industries. With a better understanding of the law, you will be able to make more informed decisions, enhance your credibility, and advance in your career.

As a student in the program, you can:

  • Connect with classmates weekly in live, online classes designed and taught by the same faculty who teach on campus.
  • Customize your learning experience by choosing one of the following MLS specializations: General MLSBusinessHealth Care Compliance, or Technology.
  • Gain both legal and business expertise through the program’s unique collaboration with the Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service.
  • Earn your MLS degree in as few as 12 months without relocating.

Please complete this brief form to receive more information about the online MLS program from our admissions team.


The American University Washington College of Law is offering a $15,000 scholarship to eligible students. Contact your admissions counselor for more information.