Earn your Master of Science in Legal Administration!

We invite you to discover how the Graduate Legal Studies department at 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, courses are available exclusively online. Students may study 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.


MSLA Degree Options and Information

Click here to discover more information regarding MSLA program requirements, as well as the various concentrations offered through the MSLA program.

MSLA History and Today

In this section you will find a comprehensive history of the MSLA program and be introduced to Dean Yegge and Harry Lawson, whose innovation and progressive vision helped to make the MSLA program what it is today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read through our FAQ section as you explore the MSLA program offerings. Further inquiries can be directed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (303) 871-6249.