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Legal Studies, MA

The graduate program in legal studies adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the study of law as a social phenomenon. The program emphasizes analytical and conceptual thinking as expressed both in writing and orally. Public policy and current social issues are interwoven with the study of law and lawmaking by the various political actors in the United States and globally.

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Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited school;

  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;

  • Students should apply online at by completing the Graduate Student Application, submitting official copies of all transcripts to the UIS Admissions Office, and submitting the $60 application fee to the UIS Admissions Office ($75 for international students).

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