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Certificate Tracks - Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Degree - Online
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Certificate Tracks

Each of the certificates requires 12 units of study, which can be completed as part of the Online MSL degree at no additional cost. The specific requirements for earning the MSL and a certificate are outlined below:

MSL Degree and Business Law Certificate

MSL Degree and Compliance Certificate

MSL Degree and Entertainment Law and Industry Certificate

MSL Degree and Financial Compliance Certificate

MSL Degree and Health Care Compliance Certificate

MSL Degree and Human Resources Law and Compliance Certificate

MSL Degree and Privacy Law and Cybersecurity

MSL Degree and Social Work Administration Certificate


6 additional units in other coursework from the Online MSL course offerings.

Courses used toward a degree or a certificate completed at another university may not be applied toward a master's degree at USC. If courses were not used toward a completed degree or a certificate, a maximum of five credits may be transferred to our MSL degree.