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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

Programs for lawyers

Master of Laws (LLM)

Boost your practice by gaining advanced knowledge and training in specific legal areas through one of our specialized programs.

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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