M.L.S. in Energy and Natural Resources Law
The M.L.S. in Energy and Natural Resources Law program is an online, 32-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months. This program offers a competitive advantage to anyone in the energy industry that negotiates oil and gas contracts, deals with mineral rights, real estate transactions, or works closely with energy attorneys. With more than 100 years of energy education history, and the expertise of its faculty, OU Law has long led the country in legal education related to oil, gas, and energy law.
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This program has been created to provide practical legal knowledge for non-lawyers in the energy industry. Each class has been vetted by energy leaders to ensure its applicability to professionals in the industry.
Experienced Energy Law Faculty
Students in the program are taught by OU Law faculty and adjunct faculty carefully selected for their expertise in Energy, Natural Resources and Oil and Gas law.
Online classes allow working professionals to take this program from anywhere in the world. Plus, students can complete the program in just 15 months.
Access to OU Energy Network
The University of Oklahoma has been providing energy education for over 100 years. OU Law has strong expertise in energy and collaborates with energy faculty from the Price College of Business and the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy. Each college has a strong graduate network within energy companies that our alumni can access.
Unique Student Experience
Students are organized into small start groups and take all their classes together. Since each student is actively working in the industry, students can share real-time experiences with one another which leads to a rich learning environment. Plus, OU Law staff work closely with all students to ensure success in the program.
Sample Course Options
|Foundations of Contract Law for the Energy Industry (Portfolio Drafting Assignment)||2|
|Introduction to Real Property Law in Oil, Natural Gas & Renewable Energies||2|
|Oil and Gas Law||2|
|Legal Research for the Energy Industry||1|
|Introduction to Petroleum Engineering & Geosciences||1|
|Energy Development on Public Lands||3|
|Oil and Gas Regulatory Practices||3|
|The Power of Renewable Energy Transactions||2|
|Oil & Gas Environmental Law||2|
|Federal, State, and Indian Offshore||3|
|Mineral Title Examination for the Energy Industry||1|
|Midstream Energy Law||1|
|Oil & Gas Contracts||3|
|Negotiations and Communications/Ethics (on-campus)||2|
|Project Economics and Finance (on-campus)||2|
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