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M.L.S. in International Business Law

The M.L.S. in International Business Law program is a 32-credit hour program that can be completed entirely online in 15 months. As the complexity of international finance, banking, investment and the laws governing these activities has increased, increased demand has emerged for business professionals with strong international legal skills and knowledge. This program will help graduates understand international transactions and allow them to work closely with attorneys to shape documents and procedures to drive global growth and business expansion.


Online delivery

15 months

to complete


credit hours

Practical and Relevant Expertise

OU Law has assembled a remarkable faculty made up of legal scholars and legal practitioners who work in government, international business, and international law scholarship. Their experience and research address the latest legal and political changes in international business.

Skills for a Growth Market

Virtually all business is one way or another connected to the global economy. The complexity of international transactions and the laws governing them has increased the demand for people with a deep understanding of the legal landscape of international commerce.

Access to the Global Sooner Network

With more than 250,000 alumni across the world, becoming a Sooner means you have access to international legal and business leaders to accelerate your career.

Intimate, Tailored Experience

OU Law offers this program with two starting dates per year and creates a small cohort of students progress through the program together. Courses include high levels of interaction with faculty via online discussions, optional video calls, and other activities that are designed to help you learn and apply your knowledge during your program.

Accelerated Online Program

Offered 100% online, this program is available anywhere in the world. The M.L.S. can be completed in 15 months while working full-time – creating a quick return on your financial investment.

Sample Course Options

Introduction to Legal Studies2
Sources of International Law2
Comparative Corporate Law3
International Finance: Banking and Structured Finance*2
European Union Business and Competition Law3
International Sanctions Regimes2
Combating International Corruption2
International Finance: Capital Markets*2
International Sales and other Business Transactions3
International Payment Systems2
International Trade and Investment*3
International Business, Human Rights, and Corporate Responsibility3
International Commercial and Investment Arbitration3

*This table shows the sequence of courses for students who choose to take elective courses that focus on international finance and trade. One of the electives shown in this course sequence can be substituted for the elective course in International Indigenous Peoples Law.

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