Northeastern University offers GSH's top-ranked Master of Legal Studies. The online degree program is offered through the university's School of Law. The core MLS curriculum builds a broad, foundational understanding of U.S. law. Core courses include Data Regulation and Compliance, Law of Information and Records, and Negotiation and Advocacy. Students can then customize their plan of study through electives covering legal issues relating to specific industries. Elective offerings include Antidiscrimination Law, Regulation and Global Business Strategies, and Wages and Benefits. Students can choose to concentrate in Business Law, Health Law, or Human Resources Law. The degree can be completed on a full- or part-time basis within two years.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern began as the Evening Institute for Younger Men in Boston's Huntington Avenue YMCA. Today, it is a private research university with a main campus that spreads through Boston's Back Bay, Fenway-Kenmore, Roxbury, and South End neighborhoods. The university also operates satellite campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina; San Jose, California; Seattle, Washington; and Toronto, Canada. The university is noted for its cooperative education program and consistently ranks highly on The Princeton Review's list of "Best Schools for Internships." The university ranks in the top tier of research universities by the Carnegie Foundation. U.S. News & World Report ranks NU at No. 72 in Best Value Schools, No. 44 in National Universities, and No. 8 in Most Innovative Schools. The university's School of Law ranks at No. 64 for its graduate studies and No. 9 for graduate Health Care Law.