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For your clients, for your career

An advanced legal degree from Seattle University School of Law helps you serve your employer, customers, or clients – and build your own proficiency – as you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for today's economy. Our programs are inspired by the region's start-up spirit and tailored to meet the needs of the region's thriving economy.

Each of our graduate programs has a unique focus, and you'll benefit from our law school’s significant strengths:

  • Highly ranked Legal Writing program
  • Expert faculty with real world experience
  • Personalized career planning support
  • Vast regional and global alumni network

Program for foreign-trained lawyers

Master of Laws (LLM)

For foreign-trained lawyers who want to become eligible to take the bar exam in the United States.

Programs for non-lawyers*

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

Learn to strategically analyze legal issues and their effects on your business like a practicing attorney without being one, now with a fully-online program option.

Choose from four specialized tracks:

Online program for non-lawyers*

Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management (MLS)

Become a trusted expert on the critical nuances of compliance and risk management through a flexible online degree program.


*ABA requirements do not allow MLS coursework to count toward a future Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. The MLS does not enable you to sit for a bar exam or practice law.

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