Frequently Asked Questions


The following information addresses frequently asked questions about the MS in Law degree program, admissions process, and learning experience. For questions not mentioned here, or for insight or help with a specific scenario, please contact the admissions office

About the Degree Program

What is the MS in Law?

How does the MS in Law compare to a Juris Doctor (JD)? 

Is the MS in Law a pathway or shortcut to the JD?

How can an MS in Law help me in my current career?

Admissions Process

What happens after I apply?

Learning Experience

Are lectures asynchronous or synchronous?

How are the courses administered?

What software/technology should students have access to?

How does the class interact with each other and the professor?

Is technical support available?