M.L.S. in Indigenous Peoples Law
The M.L.S. in Indigenous Peoples Law is an online, 33-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months. This program offers a strong foundation in Native American Law for non-lawyers who deal with contracts, negotiations or any other issues that demand knowledge of Native American policy, regulation or business practice.
Recognized Leader in Native American Studies
Oklahoma contains nearly forty tribal nations and the second largest Native American population in the United States, making the OU's College of Law an ideal environment for the study of Native American law. OU Law is also home to the Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy, which provides counsel to tribal governments and does legal research in this area.
Faculty with Extensive Indigenous Peoples Law Experience
Through the work and the expertise of its faculty, OU Law has long led the country in legal education related to Native American law. Students in the program are taught by OU Law faculty and adjunct faculty carefully selected for their expertise in American Indian, Native American and Indigenous Peoples law.
Access to Native American Legal Resources
OU Law provides access to the Native American Law Student Association, the American Indian Law Review, numerous conferences on Native American law and joint career fairs with OU Native American Studies.
Unique Student Experience
Students are organized into cohorts with whom they will take all of their classes throughout the program. This allows students to collaborate and share their points of view, providing a richer experience for all. Additionally, OU Law staff work closely with each student to promote a successful learning environment.
Online classes allow working professionals to take this program from anywhere in the world. Plus, students can complete the program in just 15 months.
Sample Course Options
|Introduction to the American Legal System||1|
|History of Federal Indian Law & Policy – Part I||2|
|History of Federal Indian Law & Policy – Part II||2|
|Native American Natural Resources||3|
|Religion and Culture in Indian Law||3|
|Indian Child Welfare Act||3|
|International Indigenous Peoples Law||3|
|Federal Indian Water Law||3|
|Indian Gaming Law||3|
|Civil Regulatory Jurisdiction||3|
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