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Pacific McGeorge offers Yellow Ribbon full tuition benefits to U.S. Veterans.

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Master of Science in Law Curriculum

Students accepted into the program can anticipate receiving guidance from our nationally and internationally renowned faculty on individual curricular plans. Students can go full or part-time; 26 units are required to earn the M.S.L. degree, which includes two required courses, a set of elective choices, and for those who are interested, a supervised capstone paper or project.

Required Course

CourseUnits
Introduction to Legal Analysis 2

 

At Least One of These Foundational Courses

CourseUnits
Contracts 4
Criminal Law 4
Property Law 4
Torts 5

 

Elective Courses — Organized by Concentration

Students may elect to choose from a variety of courses, and to customize their course selections to meet their interests and career goals. The lists below, organized by concentration, are just an example of courses students may wish to enroll in.

Criminal Justice Concentration

CourseUnits
Art of Plea Bargaining 1
California Parole Hearing & Litigation 1
Crimmigration 3
Criminal Law 4
Criminal Procedure 4
Evidence 4
Family Law 3
Immigration Law and Policy 3
International Criminal Law 2
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Mediation 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3
Persuasive Public Speaking 2
Statutes & Regulations 3

 

Health Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Affordable Care Act Seminar 2
Bioethics 1
Contracts 4
Elder Law & Social Policy 3
Employment Law 3
HIPAA Privacy — Health Law 2
Health Law 3
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Legislative & Statutory Interpretation 3
Mental Health — Policy and Law 2
Mediation 3
Navigating HR in Health Care 2
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3
Persuasive Public Speaking 2
Public Health Law 3
Statutes & Regulations 3

 

Human Resources Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Contracts 3
Employment Law 3
Employment Law Practicum 2
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Mediation 3
Navigating HR in Health Care 2
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3
Negotiating Disputes into Deals 1
Persuasive Public Speaking 2
Worker's Compensation Law 2

 

Government and Public Policy Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
California Lobbying & Politics 2
Constitutional Law I 2
Election Law 2
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Lawmaking in California 2
Local Agency Practice 2
Legislation & Statutory Interpretation 3
Mediation 3
Municipal Innovation Seminar 2
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3
Persuasive Public Speaking 2
Representing Local Agencies 1
Statutes & Regulations 3

 

Water and the Environment Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Environmental Law 3
International Environmental Law 3
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Legislation & Statutory Interpretation 3
Mediation 3
Natural Resources Law 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3
Persuasive Public Speaking 2
Special Topics in Environmental Law: Ocean/Coastal 2
Statutes & Regulations 3
Water Resources Law 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice A 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice B 3

 

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