Online Master of Legal Studies

Criminal Justice Track

If you are looking to make a difference, Trinity’s MLS in Criminal Justice provides you with the philosophical and legal arguments to prepare you for a profession where real change can take place.

CORE CURRICULUM (15 UNITS)
  • Legal Fundamentals (3 units)
  • Contracts (3 units)
  • Torts (3 units)
  • Philosophy and Theology of Justice (3 units)
  • Business Organizations (3 units)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 UNITS)
  • Criminal Law (3 units)
  • Criminal Procedure (3 units)

Choose 9 units from the following:

  • Human Trafficking (3 units)
  • Human Trafficking and Economic Development – Cambodia (3 units)
  • Immigration Law (3 units)
  • Juvenile Law (3 units)
  • Victimology and Restorative Justice (3 units)
  • Law and Theory of Corrections (3 units)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MLS applicants must have a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). The GRE is not required for admission. In addition to the application, applicants must provide official transcripts from the colleges/universities at which they have earned degrees and two letters of recommendation.

PROGRAM COST

Per unit: $750
Per course: $2,250
Total program cost: $22,500 (tuition only)

The above totals do not include fees. Scholarships and federal financial aid are available.

REQUIRED DISCLOSURE

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 the 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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