The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Master students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined students, and a network of accomplished alumni that can provide mentorship, internships, and potential employment.


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This online program provides working professionals, as well as traditional students, a flexible schedule to advance career goals in cybersecurity and data privacy.

Located in the heart of New York state’s capital, the law school has educated leaders since 1851. With 10,400 alumni practicing across the country, this powerful network provides a community of opportunity for its students. An affiliation agreement with University at Albany includes shared programs, and access for students and faculty to learn from one another.

The law school has a proven history of launching brilliant careers throughout the Capital Region, the nation and internationally. Presidents, CEOs, financial executives, and business owners credit their Albany Law School experience for their success.

For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.


Thirty credits will be required to complete the M.S. in Legal Studies.

The program is designed for a student to complete the M.S. degree in one year, but it is also acceptable to complete the degree in two years (24 months).

Tuition is $1,000 per credit, and 30 credits are required to graduate.

All students will begin with a required Introduction to Law & Legal Methods course to learn the fundamental conceptual, research and writing skills critical to law study.

Students are encouraged to participate in a field placement experience.

The Law School is seeking to obtain accreditation for the Master's program from the Middle State Commission on Higher Education.

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Last updated February 5, 2019
This course is Campus based
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Sep 2019
1 - 2 years
30,000 USD
$1,000 per credit
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