Valparaiso University Law School Offers a Master of Professional Studies in Law Program in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood
The Law School’s new program provides increased flexibility for working professionals.
CHICAGO, Ill. – Today, Valparaiso University Law School announced three concentrations for a new Master of Professional Studies in Law program launching in January 2014 at the University’s Hyde Park Campus.
“This is the first master of professional studies program that the law school has offered. It is a flexible program, part in-person and part online, aimed at working professionals, who are seeking additional education in the area of law for their own professional development” said Valparaiso University Law Dean Ivan Bodensteiner
Three concentrations are offered; Business, Health and Criminal Law. Classes are scheduled to begin in January 2014.
Currently, Valparaiso University’s Hyde Park campus houses the Law School’s Immigration Clinic. At the clinic, Valparaiso Law students learn trial practice, legal research and writing and client interviewing and counseling skills by representing immigrants with claims grounded in human rights and domestic and international law.
The law school’s Master of Professional Studies in Law program and course curriculum have been approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education
For more information on the Hype Park campus and the programs visit: www.valpo.edu/law/mpsl
About Valparaiso University Law School
For more than 130 years, Valparaiso University Law School has empowered talented individuals to realize personal and professional success. Nine “live client” clinics, a nationally recognized externship program, and a commitment to innovation, highlight a program of education that serves as both a path to a career and a path to personal and professional growth. Located in metropolitan Chicago and in Northwest Indiana, Valparaiso Law has one of the most diverse law student bodies in country. The faculty is distinguished by their commitment to student success and to continuing impact on the advancement of law and legal understanding.
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