You Don’t Need to Be a Lawyer to Make the Law
Work for You

21st century businesses and non-profit 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 is a private, non-profit, global research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world. Our 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.


“The foundational courses piqued my interest the most due to the variety of material that was covered. The instructors and staff have offered a wealth of knowledge and support. Overall, the faculty are very responsive, which is key to online learning.” – Rita C., Master of Legal Studies Student


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