Cost of attendance: $30,000 ($1,000/credit hour)
Thirty credits will be required to complete the M.S. in Legal Studies.
The program is designed for a student to complete the M.S. degree in one year, but it is also acceptable to complete the degree in two years (24 months).
All students will begin with a required Introduction to Law & Legal Methods course to learn the fundamental conceptual, research and writing skills critical to law study.
An approved field placement is part of the core curricula in Government Affairs & Advocacy and Social Entrepreneurship, and students in the Health Law & Healthcare Compliance concentration are encouraged to participate in a field placement experience.
Albany Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association.
Albany Law School is a Candidate
for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624
Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States
Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized
by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Candidate for Accreditation is a
status of affiliation with a regional accrediting commission which indicates
that an institution has achieved initial recognition and is progressing toward,
but is not assured of, accreditation. It has provided evidence of sound
planning, appears to have the resources to implement the plans, and appears to
have the potential for reaching its goals within a reasonable time.