Studies in Law (M.S.L.)

Wayne State University Law School's online Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) degree is specifically designed to help specialists in human resources expand their knowledge of legal principles and the U.S. legal system.

The Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) degree requires the satisfactory completion of 30 credis. The program is available on apart-time basis but the requirements must be completed within six years.

The program includes the following specialized courses in workplace-related law:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Labor Law and Practice
  • Employee Benefits
  • Dispute Resolution in Employment
  • HR Capstone Paper

Students will also be required to complete foundation courses that provide a solid grounding in legal principles and doctrine—an abbreviated version of the first year of law school. Those courses include:

  • Working with Lawyers
  • Survey of the Common Law
  • Civil Procedure and Introduction to Dispute Resolution
  • Government Organization and Regulation
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