M.L.S. in International Business Law

The global economy is a complex and dynamic system and OU Law is at the forefront in its offering of legal courses focused on the intersection of business and the law. The M.L.S. in International Business Law program* is an online, 32-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months. The M.L.S. in International Law program provides non-lawyers an opportunity to learn about laws, regulations, and processes that impact global commerce. This insight will help develop international transactions and allow graduates to work closely with attorneys to shape documents and procedures to drive global growth and business expansion.

* Program pending approval from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

  • Accelerated, Online Program – Offered 100% online, this program is available anywhere in the world. The M.L.S. can be completed in 15 months while working full-time – creating a quick return on your financial investment.
  • Practical and Relevant Expertise – In this rapidly changing area of international business, OU Law has assembled a remarkable faculty made up of legal scholars and legal practitioners who work in government, international business, and international law scholarship. Their experience and research address the latest legal and political changes in international business.
  • Access to the OU Global Network – With more than 250,000 alumni across the world, becoming a Sooner means you have access to international legal and business leaders to accelerate your career.
  • Skills for Growth Markets – No matter what the industry or the size of the organization, virtually all business is one way or another connected to the global economy. The complexity of international transactions and the laws governing them has increased the demand for people with a deep understanding of the legal landscape of international commerce.
  • Intimate, Tailored Experience – OU Law offers this program with two starting dates per year and creates a small cohort of students progress through the program together. Courses include high levels of interaction with faculty via online discussions, optional video calls, and other activities that are designed to help you learn and apply your knowledge during your program. 
     

Accelerate your career advancement with a graduate degree from OU Law in International Business Law. Contact us for more information or to request a call from an OU Law representative. 

Program Structure

The OU College of Law Master of Legal Studies in International Business Law is a 32-credit hour program which can be completed in 15 months. The suggested sequence is below:

Module 1

Credits

Introduction to Legal Studies

3

Sources of International Law

2

Module 2

 

Comparative Corporate Law

3

International Finance: Banking and Structured Finance*

2

Module 3

 

European Union Business and Competition Law

3

International Sanctions Regimes

2

Module 4

 

Combating International Corruption

2

International Finance: Capital Markets*

2

Module 5

 

International Sales and other Business Transactions

3

International Payment Systems

2

Module 6

 

International Trade and Investment*

3

Module 7

 

International Business, Human Rights, and Corporate Social Responsibility

2

International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

3

TOTAL

32 Credits

 

*This sequence shows students who are following the Finance elective sequence. Two of the three elective courses shown in this sequence can be substituted for the elective courses: International Petroleum Transactions and or International Indigenous Peoples Law.

Apply now! The M.L.S. in International Business Law explores legal and contractual issues related to the global economy. This graduate curriculum uniquely prepares you in the legal aspects surrounding international business law. Contact us for more information or to request a call from a M.L.S. team member.

OU Law Focus on International Business Law

The global economy is a complex and dynamic system that is no longer the sole dominion of large multi-national corporations. No matter what the industry or the size of the organization, virtually all business is one way, or another connected to the global economy. The complexity of international transactions and the laws governing them has increased the demand for people with a deep understanding of the legal landscape of international commerce. The Master of Legal Studies in International Business Law provides a comprehensive legal overview for non-lawyers doing business beyond the borders of the United States.

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