Understand the foundation of U.S. law.
Use it to strengthen your own.

Study the American legal system, and you can do more than serve clients with greater skill. You can open new doors to greater opportunities.

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University offers two online programs in American Legal Studies. Discover which one is best for you.

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law
    Designed for international lawyers who can benefit from deeper knowledge of the U.S. legal system.
  • Master of Arts in American Legal Studies
    Designed for U.S. students pursuing careers that require practical knowledge of American law.

Hofstra Law graduates are heavily recruited and renowned for their extensive legal knowledge. This is your chance to become one.


100% online,
no campus residency


exam required


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