Sports Law

Sports Law Specialization

From representing athletes to helping universities comply with NCAA rules, from trademarking team logos to protecting athletes’ publicity and privacy rights, the day-to-day operations of amateur and professional sports involve virtually every area of law.  Loyola’s Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) with a specialization in Sports Law will prepare you for a career in the dynamic sports industry.

The MLS program can be completed in 18 months to two years, part-time.  Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility.  Through a breadth and depth of coursework and externships to apply what you’ve learned in class, Loyola’s MLS Sports Law specialization prepares you to hit the ground running in the sports industry.

Required Courses

  • Contracts
  • Legal Methods I: Writing & Analysis
  • Legal Methods II: Negotiations & Drafting
  • Sports Law
  • Sports Marketing

Elective Courses

  • Antitrust Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Fashion Law
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Issues in Sports
  • Preparing for Externship & Career Success
  • Privacy Torts
  • Sports Law Practicum and Externship Placement
  • Trademark Law