As a UC Hastings MSL student, you will work closely with top law professors, Juris Doctor students, and other MSL students who are leaders in their fields. In an academically exhilarating and supportive atmosphere, you will engage with other professionals from around the Bay Area, the country, and the world as you immerse yourself in academic pursuits with practical benefits. The MSL degree can be completed in one-year or spread out part-time over 1 1/2 to 4 years. The MSL program is a compelling practical addition or alternative to other master’s degrees. Please visit this page for details about the MSL program specializations.
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If you want to gain a more sophisticated understanding of legal reasoning and doctrine to make an impact, you should consider the UC Hastings MSL program. The MSL application opens on October 1 each year and are reviewed on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for scholarship consideration is April 15.
Once you’ve been admitted to the MSL program, take your next steps towards enrolling at UC Hastings by visiting the admitted students’ portal. Here you can learn more about required enrollment action items, deadlines, orientation, and more. Password to access the portal is emailed to admitted students.