Law Masters Programs

Master of Laws

The John. B Turner LL.M. Program allows students to earn a Master of Laws degree with specializations in energy and natural resources, indigenous people’s law, or US Legal Studies (for foreign-educated lawyers). OU Law provides Master of Law students outstanding opportunities such as studying in the classroom with world class faculty and juris doctor students and attending guest lectures, field trips, social events, and networking opportunities. Master of Laws students may also receive credit for related courses offered by other OU departments.

Master of Legal Studies

Master of legal studies in Healthcare Law

The Master of Legal Studies in Healthcare Law is designed for non-lawyers whose careers demand an understanding of healthcare-related legal issues. It provides graduate level education for professionals who work in the administration of healthcare facilities or systems. Students receive a grounding in laws and regulations that frame, guide, and direct the provision of healthcare services. The program offers a competitive advantage to anyone in the healthcare industry who handles compliance, advocacy, negotiates contracts, deals with the Affordable Healthcare act, manages real estate transactions, or works closely with healthcare attorneys. The curriculum requires the study of laws regulating the delivery and quality of medical services, access to public and private means of payment for such services, and transactions and liability within the healthcare industry. 

Curriculum

The program is an online, 32 credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months.

  • Module 1 (online): LAW 5902 and LAW 6191
  • Module 2 (online): LAW 6132 and LAW 6102
  • Module 3 (online): LAW 6153 and LAW 6122
  • Module 4 (online): LAW 6182 and LAW 6173
  • Module 5 (online): LAW 6162 and LAW 6192
  • Module 6 (online): LAW 6152 and LAW 6172
  • Module 7 (online): LAW 6142 and LAW 6112
  • Module 8 (online): LAW 6183

Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law

The Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law is designed for non-lawyers whose careers demand an understanding of the complex rules of Federal Indian Law. It offers a strong foundation in Native American Law for anyone who deals with contracts, negotiations or any other issues that demand knowledge of Native American self-governance issues, policy, regulation or business practice.This program can be taken entirely online.

Curriculum

This program is an online, 33 credit hour program which can be completed in 15 months.

  • Module 1 (online): LAW 5911 and LAW 5622
  • Module 2 (online): LAW 5632 and LAW 5603
  • Module 3 (online): LAW 5613 and LAW 5101
  • Module 4 (online): LAW 5623 
  • Module 5 (online): LAW 5693 and LAW 5723
  • Module 6 (online): LAW 5643 
  • Module 7 (online): LAW 5663 and LAW 5673
  • Module 8 (online): LAW 5653

Master of Legal Studies in Oil, Gas, and Energy Law

The Master of Legal Studies in Oil, Gas, and Energy Law recognizes a need for an online graduate program to serve the professionals in the energy industry who do not wish to seek a Juris Doctor degree at this point in their career. It is specifically designed for non-lawyers whose careers demand an understanding of energy-related legal issues. The degree program offers a competitive advantage to anyone in the energy industry who negotiates oil and gas contracts, deals with mineral rights or real estate transactions, or works closely with energy attorneys. This program offers an accelerated program that can be taken primarily online.

Curriculum

This program is a 32 credit hour program which can be completed in 15 months.

  • Module 1 (online): LAW 5112 and LAW 5232
  • Module 2 (online): LAW 6501 and LAW 6522
  • Module 3 (online): LAW 6512 and LAW 6572
  • Module 4 (online): LAW 6563 and LAW 6592
  • Module 5 (online): LAW 6553 and LAW 6531
  • Module 6 (online): LAW 6581 and LAW 6513
  • Module 7 (online): LAW 6532 and LAW 6511 and LAW 6521
  • Module 8 (Norman- 5 days OU College of Law): LAW 6352 and LAW 6502