Online Master of Legal Studies

Admission Requirements

The academically rigorous online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine Caruso Law is designed to prepare professionals with the legal knowledge they need to effectively interpret legal concepts, solve legal challenges, and recognize ethical issues that may arise in their work.

Our admissions committee reviews applications holistically, taking both professional experience and academic background into consideration. Motivated, ethically responsible candidates with a strong work ethic are encouraged to apply.

A bachelor’s degree is required for admission into the program.

To apply to the program, you will need to submit:

  • online application
  • application fee
  • official transcripts
  • one letter of recommendation
  • statement of purpose
  • resume

The deadline to join us for the May cohort is February 14.

Quick Facts About the Program

32-unit program

16–28 months to complete

2 residencies in Malibu


All applicants are considered for a scholarship—no additional application is required.

Master essential legal concepts.

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