About Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – Arizona State University
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is one of the nation’s preeminent law schools, focused on offering students a personalized legal education. Ranked No. 1 in Arizona since 2010 and No. 25 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, ASU Law offers students the opportunity to tailor their education, to match externships to their interests and career services resources to help land their ideal jobs. Additionally, ASU Law’s LEED Gold certified building in downtown Phoenix is steps away from the legal, political and economic heart of Arizona. For more information, visit law.asu.edu.
In addition to the Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LLM), ASU Law offers a one-year Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree for individuals who want to expand their knowledge of the U.S. legal system and enhance their career opportunities without becoming an attorney. The MLS graduate program, available in-person and online, continues to identify trending industry needs to provide students with new emphasis areas of study, such as contract management, corporate and health care compliance, construction law, and Indian gaming and self-governance law programs, all without becoming a lawyer.
ASU Law also offers a Master of Sports Law and Business degree through its Allan “Bud” Selig Sports Law and Business program, which is a unique program that blends sports, law, and business from a nationally ranked law school with world-class faculty, including MLB Commissioner Emeritus Selig.
And in fall 2021, ASU Law added a fifth program to its degree offerings with a new Master of Human Resources and Employment Law degree. The Society of Human Resources Management, a premier HR professional organization with more than 300,000 members nationwide and globally, has recognized ASU Law as the first law school whose HR and employment law curriculum is fully aligned with the society’s curriculum guidelines.