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Top Master's Degrees in Law & Legal Studies Online

Legal degree and paralegal degree programs – sometimes collectively called “legal studies” – can qualify you for work in a variety of law specialties. Master’s degrees are rare in the legal profession, since most lawyers acquire a Juris Doctor (JD) degree instead. But paralegal master’s degrees are becoming increasingly common as the need for well-educated paralegals rises.

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More schools offering Legal/Paralegal Programs of Interest (Alpha Sort)

University of La VerneUndergraduate
La Verne, CA

University of La VerneOnline

University of LouisvilleOnline

University of LouisvilleUndergraduate
Louisville, KY

University of Maryland--Baltimore CountyUndergraduate
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland--University CollegeUndergraduate
Adelphi, MD

University of Massachusetts--AmherstUndergraduate
Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts--BostonUndergraduate
Boston, MA

University of MemphisUndergraduate
Memphis, TN

University of MiamiUndergraduate
Coral Gables, FL

University of MississippiUndergraduate
University, MS

University of Nebraska--LincolnUndergraduate
Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska--LincolnOnline

University of New HavenUndergraduate
West Haven, CT

University of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate
Philadelphia, PA

University of RochesterUndergraduate
Rochester, NY

University of Southern MississippiUndergraduate
Hattiesburg, MS

University of St. ThomasUndergraduate
St. Paul, MN

University of Tennessee--ChattanoogaUndergraduate
Chattanooga, TN

University of Texas--BrownsvilleUndergraduate
Brownsville, TX

University of ToledoUndergraduate
Toledo, OH

University of ToledoOnline

University of TulsaUndergraduate
Tulsa, OK

University of West FloridaOnline

University of West FloridaUndergraduate
Pensacola, FL

University of Wisconsin--MadisonUndergraduate
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin--MilwaukeeUndergraduate
Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin--MilwaukeeOnline

University of Wisconsin--SuperiorOnline

University of Wisconsin--SuperiorUndergraduate
Superior, WI

Ursuline CollegeUndergraduate
Pepper Pike, OH

Utah Valley UniversityUndergraduate
Orem, UT

Valdosta State UniversityOnline

Valdosta State UniversityUndergraduate
Valdosta, GA

Virginia Intermont CollegeUndergraduate
Bristol, VA

Viterbo UniversityUndergraduate
La Crosse, WI

Washburn UniversityUndergraduate
Topeka, KS

Webster UniversityUndergraduate
St. Louis, MO

Wesley CollegeUndergraduate
Dover, DE

Western Michigan UniversityUndergraduate
Kalamazoo, MI

Western New England UniversityUndergraduate
Springfield, MA

Western UniversityUndergraduate
London, Ontario, N/A

William Jewell CollegeUndergraduate
Liberty, MO

William Woods UniversityUndergraduate
Fulton, MO

William Woods UniversityOnline

Wilmington UniversityUndergraduate
New Castle, DE

Wilmington UniversityOnline

Wingate UniversityUndergraduate
Wingate, NC

Winona State UniversityUndergraduate
Winona, MN

York College of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate
York, PA


Earn Your Master's Degree in Law or Legal Studies Online

Online legal studies degrees are increasingly common because they offer you the opportunity to start or advance your legal career while continuing to work full-time. For example, working on your online paralegal master’s degree allows you to maintain full-time employment – perhaps in a related field like legal secretary – while taking your paralegal courses in the evening. Completing a legal or paralegal master’s program presents you with financial advantages as well; the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics estimates that professionals who hold a master’s degree can earn an average of $30,000 more annually than someone with only a high school diploma.

Sample Degree – Master’s in Paralegal Studies

This master’s degree prepares you to enter the paralegal profession with an elite education. Comprehensive study of many different aspects of the law is central to the program, giving you legal knowledge that is both deeper and wider than that learned in a more traditional bachelor’s program.