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Earn your Master of Science in Legal Administration Degree!
We invite you to discover how the Sturm College of Law in Denver, Colorado can prepare you for a successful career in legal management. While we offer a variety of degrees and certificate programs in law and legal related fields, we’d like to acquaint you with our Master of Science in Legal Administration (MSLA) degree which is a blend of business and law and offers flexibility for traditional and non-traditional students.
Since 1972, the Master of Science in Legal Administration Program (MSLA) (formerly, Master of Science in Judicial Administration) has been educating students on the management and operations of law firms, courts, and legal organizations. The MSLA degree provides students with the business knowledge and skills to run a law firm, court, or legal organization, both nationally and internationally.
To accommodate the needs of our students, all courses are available online. Students may attend full-time, and graduate in one year; or part-time, and graduate in two to four years. Our students come from diverse backgrounds and have varying interests: some are working professionals, while others are students interested in entering the field of legal administration.
The mission of the MSLA program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is to improve the quality of justice worldwide through the education and training of the profession that manages, operates, and leads courts, law firms, and legal organizations. To this end, we offer the following online programs:
- Master of Science in Legal Administration
"I once listened to an attorney speak about the pitfalls of starting his own law firm. He lamented losing hundreds of thousands of dollars due to inefficiencies in his management practices. He then gave examples of things he would have done differently. Everything he listed is taught in the MSLA program. Had he spent a little extra time and money by enrolling in the MSLA program he could have saved himself a lot of time and money."
Selvoy Fillerup, JD \ MSLA dual degree