• Online MSL Concentrations

    As an Online MSL student, you focus your studies in one of two 15-credit concentrations powered by the law school’s nationally renowned Dispute Resolution Institute or Health Law Institute. Either broadens your perspective and skills, and challenges you in new ways.

    Conflict resolution concentration

    Foundations in Law (11 credits):

    • Legal Method and Ethics (2 credits)
    • The Common Law: Civil and Criminal (3 credits)
    • Regulation in America (3 credits)
    • Legal Writing and Research (3 credits)

    Foundations in Problem-Solving (4 credits):

    • Theories of Conflict (2 credits)
    • Negotiation(2 credits)

    Conflict Resolution Concentration (15 credits):

    • Arbitration 2 credits)
    • Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution (2 credits)
    • Designing Conflict Systems (2 credits)
    • Mediation(3 credits)
    • Employment Law (3 credits)
    • Capstone (3 credits)

    Conflict Resolution Concentration Course Descriptions  (PDF)

    Health care compliance concentration

    Receive your MSL degree and Hamline’s online health care compliance certificate (one of only five in the nation certified by the Certificate Compliance Board).

    Foundations in Law (11 credits):

    • Legal Method and Ethics (2 credits)
    • The Common Law: Civil and Criminal (3 credits)
    • Regulation in America (3 credits)
    • Legal Writing and Research (3 credits)

    Foundations in Problem-Solving (4 credits):

    • Theories of Conflict (2 credits)
    • Negotiation (2 credits)

    Health Care Compliance Concentration (15 credits):

    • Compliance Summer Institute(3 credits)
    • Compliance Laws and Regulations (3 credits)
    • Governance and Ethics in Health Care (2 credits)
    • Health Care Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigating and Reporting (3 credits)
    • Compliance Capstone (2-day residency program; no credits)
    • Capstone (4 credits)

    Health Care Compliance Concentration Course Descriptions  (PDF)