Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit college located in Burlington, Vermont, was founded in 1878 as a small business-oriented school with an emphasis on teaching practical business skills. Champlain has a long tradition of educating professionals for leadership roles by providing high-quality, career-centered education.
Among the first colleges to offer full degree programs online, Champlain has been a leader in online education since 1993.
Champlain currently serves 2,000 undergraduates as well as a growing number of graduate and continuing-education students. Champlain students represent 32 states and 17 countries. The Burlington, Vermont campus of Champlain College includes 42 buildings spread across 22.5 acres.
America's Best Colleges 2009 ranks Champlain in the top tier of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the North and offers study-abroad programs with campuses in Dublin, Ireland, and Montreal, Quebec.
The Master of Science in Law (MSL) is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are not lawyers but seek a broad understanding of various aspects of the law.
The Champlain MSL is a comprehensive program covering a wide range of issues that will help you understand the intricate legalities that arise in your field. MSL courses will equip you with expertise in the areas of legal language and analysis, contracts, information privacy, litigation, constitutional issues, regulatory law, liability, labor and employment law, and alternative dispute resolution.
Through the MSL program, you will learn to find and interpret the laws that affect your professional activities, as well as to identify and handle situations with legal implications and keep legal problems from escalating. By understanding various aspects of the law, new opportunities will open up for your career.