Master in Study of Law for Paralegals - Online

Get your master's degree in 12 months

Have you already earned a paralegal degree or certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program in the past ten years? Do you have a bachelor's degree? If so, you can earn your master's degree in just 12 months, all with the flexibility and convenience of an online program.

And, if you recently completed your paralegal certificate at Hamline, you don't need to apply to the MSL. We'll work with you to transition you into the program. 


Paralegal Pathway to MSL Curriculum (22 credits):

Core course (4 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

  • Civil Litigation Survey and Procedure (4 credits)
  • Transactions in Business (4 credits)
  • Regulation in America (4 credits)

Elective course (4 credits)

Choose from any of the core courses listed above or any of the concentrations coursework.

Explore elective course options

Concentration coursework (12 credits)

  • Conflict resolution
  • Litigation support
  • Professional practice management
  • Social justice

Explore concentrations

Final course (2 credits)

  • Capstone—Experiential or Thesis

Don’t have a paralegal certificate yet?

That’s okay—you can earn an ABA-approved paralegal certificate online. Or as part of the Master in the Study of Law