Master of Science in Law Residency Course

At the start of your studies, you will participate in an engaging on-campus workshop experience as part of a three-credit transformative course, Integrated Reflective Practice.  This course, and its three-day residency in beautiful  Burlington Vermont, will set you on the path to career success and advancement. 

Through a series of intensive classes, workshops, and dynamic presentations, you will immediately apply your learning and leave the Residency with new skills, knowledge, and motivation – energized and ready for all that comes along with pursuing your degree.  As a sidebar, you will receive instruction during interactive workshops in the foundational skills of legal research, writing, and analysis.  Knowledge of these skills will ensure your success in your subsequent LAW courses. 

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LAW-5000 sets the stage for your success in the MSL. Through a mixture of individual and team assignments, you will:

  • Create a personal learning roadmap that will serve as your guideline for continued professional development.
  • Learn about Action Research techniques and the value of immediately applying your learning to your workplace.
  • Develop the ability to apply the Integrated Reflective Practice Model of Learning to real-life activities.
  • Practice introductory principles in legal research, writing, and analysis/synthesis.

Getting started right is the primary ingredient in achieving your MSL degree. Ensuring that YOU achieve your goal is OUR mission.

* Speak to your Enrollment Advisor about scheduling this course as your first or second course after your acceptance into the MSL Program.

This course emphasizes the importance of practice and experience as the basis for your personal and professional development. You’ll be shown how to leverage the online format and tools to their greatest advantage as well as how the experientially based learning process of these programs can mean more ingrained learning, which can translate to having an immediate impact on your career.

An underlying benefit of any graduate degree is the contacts you make with faculty and classmates. You’ll have ample opportunities to form lasting connections through face-to-face team projects and one-on-one conversations during your time in one of America’s great small cities at our hillside Burlington campus.

You will take this course as your first or second course, depending on which term you start the program. For more details about the Integrated Reflective Practice residency course, please contact an Enrollment Advisor at 1-866-441-0427 (US and Canada) or +1-647-723-6687 (International).