In the 21st century, businesses and nonprofit organizations face an increasingly complex regulatory and legal environment. Employers cannot possibly hire lawyers to sort through every issue and ensure compliance with complex legal requirements. So your company must count on you, as a non-lawyer professional, to understand basic legal concepts, speak the language of the law and navigate this challenging landscape.

Ranked as one of the top 50 national research universities, Northeastern University is a private, nonprofit, global research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world. The School of Law’s 100 percent online Master of Legal Studies program is designed specifically for non-lawyer professionals seeking the practical legal knowledge they need for career success.