master of legal studies | MLS

begin your legal education at Lincoln

Most classes are offered Monday-Thursday evenings from 6:40-9:30.

42 units | 2 years

application requirements

Complete our online application and submit the $60.00 application fee.


Submit official transcripts from all undergraduate and/or graduate schools within 45 days of beginning school.

Additional Documentation

Write and submit a signed statement of intention (500 words or less). Include a resume and two current letters of recommendation.

Applications are accepted year-round.

admissions requirement

Bachelors degree or documented foreign equivalent is required.

curriculum + course descriptions

The curriculum takes a traditional student beginning in the fall semester 2 years to complete

Except as provided in rule 4.30 of the Admissions Rules (Legal Education in a foreign state or country), completion of a professional law degree program at this law school other than for a Juris Doctor degree does not qualify a student to take the California Bar Examination or satisfy the requirements for admission to practice law in California. It may not qualify a student to take the bar examination or to satisfy requirements for admission to the practice of law in any other jurisdiction.  A student intending to seek admission to practice law should contact the admitting authority in the jurisdictions where the student intends to qualify to sit for the bar examination or to be admitted to practice for information regarding their legal education requirements.

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