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Partnership Benefits for ISTS Network Participants

USC Gould School of Law has established a partnership with International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS), to expand educational opportunities, including graduate degrees and certificates, to staff of ISTS network participant employers. With an array of relevant curricula and expertise among our distinguished faculty, we provide a dynamic learning experience designed specifically for working professionals.

Benefits for ISTS network participants include:

  • Discounted tuition rate
  • Personalized application support from our admissions advisors
  • Individual academic advising and course registration assistance
  • Flexible and convenient coursework
  • Courses taught by our prominent faculty of scholars and practitioners
  • Access to USC’s famous Trojan Family network, with connections to more than 11,000 USC Gould alumni worldwide
  • Collaborative classroom experiences, with small classes that enhance the opportunities for student and faculty interaction

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USC Gould School of Law, one of the nation’s top-ranked law schools, partners with leading corporations and organizations across the country seeking both general and specialized legal training for their employees.

Our programs offer experienced and entry-level professionals an unparalleled legal education to help them enhance their skills and better serve your organization, including in the fields of business, government, compliance, engineering, education, entertainment, health care, social work, law enforcement, human resources, patent agencies, and a variety of other areas that intersect with law.

USC is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). USC Gould School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), and the online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and the online Master of Laws (LLM) degree have received formal acquiescence by the ABA Section of Legal Education. The prestigious education and connections offered by USC will benefit your employees' work and your organization as a whole.

Leading-Edge Interactive Experience

Our coursework is offered in a unique and interactive online environment, allowing complete flexibility for working professionals to pursue further education on your own time and from anywhere in the world.

Our small classes ensure quality interaction between students and faculty, who are leaders in their respective fields of law.

Academic Programs

The Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program enrolls candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in any field of study who wish to gain legal skills and knowledge that can be applied directly to advance their careers and serve their organizations.

The Master of Laws (LLM) program enrolls candidates who have a prior law degree from outside the U.S. and wish to learn more about the American legal system or specialize in a particular area of law.

Master’s degree programs require 21 units of study, which can be completed in as few as three semesters or as many as six semesters.

Certificate programs in Business Law, Compliance, and Entertainment Law & Industry enroll both lawyers and non-lawyers and can be completed alone or within one of our degree programs.

Certificate programs require 12 units of study, alone or within a degree program, and can be completed in as few as two semesters or as many as four semesters.

Our current set of online courses includes:

  • Business Law Principles
  • Business Organizations
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Compliance
  • Contract Drafting & Strategy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Employment Dispute Mediation
  • Entertainment Law & Industry
  • Financial Institution Regulation
  • Global Regulatory Compliance
  • Health Care Compliance
  • Health Care Law, Business & Finance
  • Health Law & Policy
  • Human Resource Compliance
  • Intellectual Property: Copyright
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark
  • Introduction to Litigation in U.S. Courts
  • Introduction to the U.S. Legal System
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Research
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Patient Privacy Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Securities Regulation
  • Topics in American Law

Application

The application process is simple for ISTS network participants to complete, and we provide personalized support throughout the process from our admissions advisors. No GRE or LSAT score is required, and the application fee is waived for all International Scholarship & Tuition Services network participants.

To view the full list of application requirements and to get started on your online application form, please visit us here.

Ensure your discounted tuition is applied by indicating that you are an ISTS network participant, as well as your employer’s name in the Referral Information section of the application form.

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Contact us today to discuss your future at USC Gould School of Law!