GW Law offers two degree programs for those who do not hold a JD degree.
Master of Studies in Law
GW Law’s MSL helps meet the growing demand for non-lawyers to be familiar with the many ways that law influences industry. The MSL program is intended for professionals who are not interested in earning a law degree or practicing law but work in jobs where knowledge of the law is important. The knowledge gained can augment career preparation or professional advancement.
The Master of Science in Government Contracts Program blends the study of government procurement law and policy with a core business curriculum. Law courses are taught by faculty at GW Law, and business courses are taught by the faculty of GW's School of Business. The program is designed to give working professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the world of federal acquisition, and it is intended for professionals from a variety of acquisition-related jobs in both government and private industry. The innovative curriculum balances practice and theory, helping students to develop the skills that acquisition professionals need to become effective professionals, managers and leaders.