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M.L.S. Program

Recognizing that people other than lawyers have a growing need for legal knowledge and skills, OU Law offers four unique Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) Programs: Oil, Gas and Energy Law; Indigenous Peoples Law; International Business Law; and Healthcare Law. Each area is steeped in tradition both at the OU College of Law and across the University of Oklahoma. These programs are offered primarily online to increase the flexibility and accessibility for working adults. Students are able to graduate within 15 months WHILE working full-time.

M.L.S. in Oil, Gas, and Energy Law

  • 32 Credit Hours
  • All Courses Focused on Energy
  • Primarily Online
  • 1 Residency Week in Norman
  • 15-month program
  • OU Faculty + Industry Practitioners
  • Ideal for Landmen, Procurement, Legal, Policy and other professionals dealing with legal/contractual issues
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M.L.S. in Indigenous Peoples Law

  • 33 Credit Hours
  • All Courses Focused on Indigenous Peoples and Native American law
  • Entirely Online
  • 15-month program
  • OU Faculty + Industry Practitioners
  • Ideal for Tribal Government, Tribal Economies, Nonprofit/Social Work, anyone working in Indian country
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M.L.S. in Healthcare Law

  • 32 Credit Hours
  • All Courses Focused on Healthcare
  • Primarily Online
  • 15-month program
  • OU Faculty + Industry Practitioners
  • Ideal for healthcare professionals working with regulatory, compliance, contractual and legal issues
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M.L.S. in International Business Law

  • 32 Credit Hours
  • All Courses Focused on International Business Law
  • Primarily Online
  • 15-month program
  • OU Faculty
  • Ideal for non-lawyers and business professionals currently or looking to work with the laws, regulations, and processes that impact global commerce.
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