The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Sports Law is for students who seek an education focused on the legal issues surrounding the sports industry. Students may work in league governance, intellectual property, sponsorships, event production, venue management, contract management, employment and labor negotiations, and other areas of sports business.


The residential program is 30 credits and may be attended full or part-time.

  • 30 credits
  • Fall or spring semester start
  • Full time (9-12 months) or part time (18-24 months)


Required courses

All MLS students in this program will be required to take:

Core courses

Students in the MLS Sports Law program are required to take a minimum of four (4) core course, unless waived.


MLS Programs
Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 209
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-398-4173