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Lead with Your Knowledge of the Law.

Gain a legal perspective and a professional edge that helps distinguish you from others in your industry. Our Master of Legal Studies, MLS, (formerly Master of Jurisprudence or M.Jur.) Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Graduate Certificates are career-relevant degrees that combine up-to-date legal education with the real-world skills you may need to unlock new opportunities in your industry.

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Lead Your Industry with a Legal Perspective

Texas A&M University School of Law’s graduate programs help build the expertise you need to tackle legal complexities and gain a professional edge in your industry. Programs are offered in a flexible format with many online options to help prepare working professionals for leadership opportunities that call for a mastery of the law.

Our Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree programs and Graduate Certificates are specifically designed for non-lawyer professionals who:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Seek legal education and training but do not intend to practice law

Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs are specifically designed for professionals who:

  • Hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, or a first degree in law from a foreign university
  • Wish to develop a specialization in a particular area of law

You’ll benefit from:

A strong Aggie network of over 500,000 alumni in 150 countries around the world.

Renowned, nationally ranked faculty, who bring valuable industry experience to the classroom.

Up-to-date online delivery designed for working professionals, with the same up-to-date content as campus courses.

Career-relevant tracks, so you can align your legal studies with opportunities in your industry.

About the Curriculum

Build career-focused legal expertise, while engaging in professional development and networking opportunities designed to prepare you for global success.

Choose from the following Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degrees or Graduate Certificates with an emphasis in:

    • Health Law, Policy, and Management (Online)
    • Energy, Oil, and Gas Law and Policy (Online)
    • Environmental and Energy Law and Policy (Online)
    • Human Resources and Employment Law, Policy, and Management - Certificate available Fall 2022 (Online)
    • Real Estate and Construction Law, Policy, and Management - Certificate available Fall 2022 (Online)
    • Wealth Management (Online)
    • Risk Management and Compliance (Online)
    • International Tax Law and Policy (Online)
    • Cybersecurity Law and Policy - Certificate available Fall 2022 (Online)
    • Business Law and Compliance (Online or San Antonio/ Campus hybrid option)
    • General Legal Studies - Not available as a certificate (Online or Fort Worth Campus hybrid option)

Choose from the following Master of Law (LL.M.)  degrees with an emphasis in:

    • Risk Management and Compliance (Online)
    • International Tax Law and Policy (Online)
    • Wealth Management (Online)

Why Choose Texas A&M University School of Law

Resources and recognition
As one of the nation’s largest universities, Texas A&M holds the #1 endowment for U.S. public universities and ranks #7, overall.

A legacy of leadership
Texas A&M University has more top 100 corporate CEOs than any other university in the country.

Not just a number
Texas A&M is the largest public university in the U.S., yet our small class sizes will ensure you get personal attention.

Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Texas A&M University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (sacscoc.org).

The Master of Legal Studies and Master of Laws degree programs have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).

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