Indigenous Peoples Law, M.L.S.

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Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 7.00


Minimum Total Hours: 33

Program Code: M522

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.

This program is an online graduate degree which can be completed in 15 months.

Required Courses

Module 1 (online)
LSI 5911Introduction to the American Legal System1
LSI 5622History of Federal Indian Law and Policy I2
Module 2 (online)
LSI 5632History of Federal Indian Law and Policy II2
LSI 5603Native American Natural Resources3
Module 3 (online)
LSI 5613Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country3
LSI 5101Introduction to Legal Research1
Module 4 (online)
LSI 5623Religion, Culture & Indian Law3
Module 5 (online)
LSI 5693The Indian Child Welfare Act & Family Law in Indian Country3
LSI 5723Tribal Courts in Indian Country3
Module 6 (online)
LSI 5643International Indigenous Peoples Law3
Module 7 (online)
LSI 5663Federal Indian Water Law3
LSI 5673Indian Gaming Laws & Regulations3
Module 8 (online)
LSI 5653Civil Jurisdiction in Indian Country3
Total Credit Hours33

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