Advance your career
and leadership potential
on your own time.

Become a trusted expert on the critical nuances of compliance and risk management through a flexible online degree program.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions – We here to help you fully understand the requirements during the application process. The online Master of Legal Studies is a 30-unit program, completed 100% online, over the course of two years. This program will enable you to learn from respected leaders in ethics, compliance, and risk management. You’ll benefit from our tradition and Seattle’s emerging global industries and be able to model compliance with a conscience.

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How to Apply:
 Applications can be completed online through our application portal and all requirements must be fulfilled. Your application must include:

  • A completed application
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • List of three references (names & contact information)
  • Official transcripts* from all colleges and universities you’ve attended
  • If English is not your first language, an official TOEFL score report must be sent directly from ETS.
  • $65 nonrefundable application fee
    The application fee is waived for all students who apply to enter Fall Term 2021!

*Applicants should contact the institution(s) from which they earned their degree(s) to request that official transcripts be forwarded directly from the institution to:

Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
POB 222000
Seattle WA 98122
Attn: GradLaw Programs

Important Dates


Application Deadline

November 1st Spring 2022 Term

Next Start

January 10th Spring 2022 Term

Upcoming Webinar


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August 24th, 2021, 6pm PT/ 9pm EST

“Our curriculum is designed to help leaders see beyond ‘checking a box’ and learn to ethically create value for any organization.”
Linda Hiemer, JD, Senior Director, Graduate Law Programs, Seattle University School of Law

“The rapid expansion of teleworking and remote operations management occurring across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will forever change the way companies need to address organizational compliance and ethics.”
David Chen, JD, Affiliate faculty and Seattle University School of Law alumnus