Seattle U School of Law Blog:
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO TAKE THIS COURSE THROUGH AN ONLINE MEDIUM?
The primary reason for enrolling in this course online is because I live in Anacortes (located about two hours north of campus). For me to commute to Seattle every week for classes would not only be difficult, but that traffic would absolutely cause additional unhealthy stress. Thus, taking the course online allows me a more valued working space and the ability to feel like I am in control of my own schedule.
Get to know Neely’s story and why she chose the MLS program.read more
At Seattle University School of Law, we believe that compliance benefits society when practiced ethically. This is what we mean by “compliance with a conscience” — a core value of our program.
In practice, this means we train professionals to approach their work with an “I get to” attitude as opposed to a “because I have to” mentality.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are often the go-to degrees for traditional career advancement, but they aren’t always the best degree in today’s complex market. The legal field is growing, with a need for non-lawyers to step in and provide legal focus in the workplace and the community. Prospective students often ask us about the difference between a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree, both of which are offered at Seattle University.read more
Organizations increasingly depend upon business executives with knowledge of legal concepts, policies, and regulations specific to their industry. These professionals mitigate risk and navigate complex legal issues at all levels of the organization. Because of this, Master of Legal Studies (MLS) programs are popular options to equip professionals with the skills required to serve their organizations while advancing their careers.read more
A Master of Legal Studies is in demand in a variety of industries and offers a practical learning format for busy adult learners. It’s the game-changer you need to advance your career.read more
Fall 2020 Term
Fall 2020 Term
“I am particularly impressed with the professors, who often work at tech companies and bring a wealth of expertise, and they’re also enthusiastic about helping their students build a strong network in the field.”
— Sharena Akers, graduate student
“Everyone at the law school genuinely wants students to succeed and are committed to going the extra mile to ensure that they do. I have never felt so supported.”
— Shaquelle Duncan, second-year student
“By promoting diversity in our profession, Seattle University helps make our community so special, by making the law inclusive instead of exclusive, and challenging the status quo for the better.”
— Efrain Hudnell, second-year student
“Seattle University offers an incredible education and overall experience. The instructors are incredibly versed in the subjects they teach, and they encourage the students to participate so as to maximize the experience.”
— Jennifer Paul, part-time student
“The most rewarding part of the law school experience so far, for me, has been being challenged to think in a whole new way. It is exciting and invigorating to be training to see the world through a whole new lens.”
— Ray Ivey, third-year student