Business Law Specialization

Loyola's Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) with a specialization in Business Law is designed to provide corporate leaders and entrepreneurs with the legal skills and training required to start or expand ventures that make the most of the global economy.

The MLS program can be completed in a little more than one year full-time or over the course of two years part-time. Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility for your schedule and lifestyle.

The MLS Business Law Specialization offers a breadth and depth of courses to meet the needs of professionals across the industry.

Courses Include

  • Corporate Financing
  • Licensing in an International Context
  • Cybercrime
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • International Trade
  • Digital Media
  • Internet Law

Loyola Is Engaged

‌Loyola hosts the U.S.-China Entertainment Law Program with China's Peking University. During the inaugural session in 2014, Chinese attorneys, legal scholars and in-house counsel from across the Chinese entertainment industry shared two intensive weeks in talks and discussions with U.S. academics, studio executives, law firms, experts and industry leaders.

Loyola Is Involved

Loyola Law School hosted the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Los Angeles "Green Paper Roundtable" as part of the Obama Administration's effort to develop a comprehensive proposal on copyright reform, including remixes, the first sale doctrine and statutory damages.

The International Business Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 18 units of coursework.  This includes 12 units of required courses and 6 units of electives.  Please note students participating in a specialization are still required to enroll in the two mandatory introduction courses, and enroll in a minimum of 26 units to satisfy the MLS degree requirements.

Elective Courses