MBA: Legal Administration

Uphold the Laws of Business

Combine managerial and legal knowledge to fill an important role in business.

MBA Legal Administration
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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
54 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 50% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
6 quarters full time
18 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
82% for 2012 - 2013
*Employment rate is for the Master's degree programs in Business Administration/Health Fitness Management/Management

Salary Range:
Full-time $24,000 - $79,992

Designed to provide opportunities for students to prepare for careers in which law and management overlap, our MBA with an emphasis in legal administration is built for working professionals. 

Areas of career opportunity with a legal administration background include public service, international trade, industrial relations, corporate law and finance, and specialized areas of management consulting.

This unique, flexible program provides the business and leadership knowledge needed to succeed in the industry. 

MBA legal administration emphasis highlights: 

  • Apply skills in your current position
  • Designed to fit into a working professional’s schedule
  • Networking opportunities with classmates and instructors
  • Online classes available
  • Efficient program can be completed in 18 months with year-round, full-time classes

Students take emphasis classes, including:

  • Legal Information Management
  • Legal Research: Administration and Accountability
  • Case Studies in Legal Administrative Management
  • Case Studies in Business Ethics and Law 
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If you have questions about career opportunities in legal management, the MBA degree program, or Globe University, request information here, or call l 1-877-303-6060 to speak with a representative. 

Legal Information Management

In this course students learn how to use legal information and research in today’s dynamic business environment. Students investigate the impact of information technology on legal research systems and accessibility to legal information. The course emphasizes management of legal information and the legal implications of using new technologies.

Legal Research: Administration and Accountability

Students will explore administrative functions for managing legal research within a range of organizations. By analyzing administrative oversight, students will prepare and design models to organize and manage legal data and documents to demonstrate administrator accountability for internal and external clients.

Case Studies in Legal Administrative Management

Students will review contemporary case studies that use solutions developed for mid-size to corporate, private and public law firms or departments. Investigations include the influence of the organization’s mission, clients and culture.

Case Studies in Business Ethics and Law

Student teams study challenges facing business leaders regarding responsibilities to employees and society and legal and regulatory systems that enforce those principles.  

An MBA with an emphasis in legal administration can open the doors to career advancement. Some possible job areas are:

  • Corporate legal teams
  • Health care
  • Financial institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Law office management
  • Legal aide