Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies degree gives you the background you need to confidently understand legal documents, proceedings, and rights and is taught from the distinctly Christian worldview for which Trinity is known. All courses are taught online in seven-week cycles, which allows you to focus on what’s in front of you while moving ahead in your career.
Master of Legal Studies: Train yourself broadly while honing a specialization.
Master of Legal Studies (Bioethics)
Over-reaching reproductive technologies, euthanasia, testing on human embryos, insurance regulations that put the patient second — all of these show that the value of human life is being lost on many fronts. If you are looking to make a difference in areas such as these, Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies in Bioethics will not only provide you with the philosophical bioethical arguments, but the legal arguments as well. It will prepare you for a profession where real change can take place. (Credits: 30 / Length: 20 months.)
Master of Legal Studies (Human Rights)
Many people want to stand in the gap for those whose human rights are being violated but don’t know how to do it. While many human rights organizations raise awareness, they often fail to offer real solutions. Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies in Human Rights will help you to find legal solutions to complex human rights violations and prepares you to offer real relief to real suffering. (Credits: 30 / Length: 20 months.)
Master of Legal Studies (Non-Profit Organizations)
Whether you work for a non-profit organization or want to start your own, you need to be able to effectively lead your organization in order to further your cause. Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies in Non-Profit Organizations prepares you to do just that, while also giving you a strong background in the law so that your organization is protected as you make progress. (Credits: 30 / Length: 20 months.)
Master of Legal Studies (Human Resources Management)
Working in Human Resources today means you will be bombarded with legal questions and governmental regulations on a daily basis. With so much on the line, you can’t afford to feel unprepared. By giving you an understanding of law as it relates to your role in HR, Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies in Human Resources Management gives you the skills to confidently lead where many others are unprepared to go. (Credits: 30 / Length: 20 months.)
Master of Legal Studies (Church & Ministry Management)
If you lead a church, you know that there are many legal risks involved. Religious freedom issues, property disputes, and employment procedures often challenge churches and it can be hard to know the best way forward. Trinity’s Master of Legal Studies in Church and Ministry Management trains church leaders so that they can protect their members’ rights and preemptively avoid legal attacks. While it doesn’t train you to be an attorney, it does prepare you to use the law to keep the doors open for the gospel. (Credits: 30 / Length: 20 months.)