The online Master of Legal Studies in Law and Sustainability is a unique advanced legal degree for non-lawyers. Offered through ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, this program is taught by trained lawyers who are invaluable assets and influential leaders in policy dialogue and implementation locally, nationally, and internationally.
Next start date: 08/20/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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Scientific and legal innovations will be instrumental in meeting the needs of a growing global population in the midst of the sustainability movement. The emphasis in Law and Sustainability equips students to employ legal constructs alongside technological tools to accelerate and support sustainable goals through world-class instruction, cutting-edge faculty research, and meaningful experience opportunities. Sustainably using the planet’s finite resources to support a growing global population with ever-increasing needs is a challenge that has and will continue to shape the future of environmental law and policy.
Scientific and legal innovations will be instrumental in meeting the needs of a growing global population in the midst of the sustainability movement.
The M.L.S. program is a customizable degree with nine possible focus areas (each focus area is four courses in a particular subject):
U.S. educated applicants can apply through our FastApp process, which streamlines the application process and may allow for an offer of conditional admission to the MLS program while the applicant continues to submit any additional requested documentation.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU is one of the top schools in the nation. The college provides personalized and practical legal education. Offering more than 250 unique courses, students have the opportunity to tailor their educational experiences to meet their unique interests. Our bar passage achievements and peer-reviewed U.S. News and World Report rankings highlight our dedication to preparing students for success.
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