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Program Overview

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CSU College of Law’s innovative online Master of Legal Studies in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy takes an integrative approach to education, preparing professionals to understand the technical and business dimensions of cybersecurity and privacy as well as current laws and regulations. 

This flexible online MLS program is led by faculty from the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection at Cleveland State University College of Law, and other leading practitioners in the field, with relevant, real-world experience.  

Important Dates



Application Deadline

August 04, 2023



Fall Session Starts

September 04, 2023

Upcoming Events

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Online MLS Webinar

July 26, 2023 12:00 pm

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-Elia Burgos, MLS candidate

“This MLS degree has the right balance for me. The program gives me the tools to enhance my legal career to the point where now I can confidently talk about cybersecurity policies and safeguards for my client’s needs. To provide an adequate defense, every attorney needs to learn how to navigate the intricacies of cybersecurity and protect their client’s data. This program takes my knowledge and career to another level.”

-Aisha Crawford, MLS candidate

“Deciding to go back to school and change paths is not an easy thing to do. Finding a balance between working full time, going to school, and making time for your family is a challenge. At times it is overwhelming. But the support of the graduate studies director and the amazing professors has been tremendous. My cybersecurity professor in my first semester made himself available to all of us. He did Zoom meeting with me and gave me that extra boost of confidence we need.”

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-Thomas D., MLS candidate

"The professors are fantastic and the opportunity to meet professionals and learn alongside them is unbound. The Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy at Cleveland-Marshall hosts an annual conference that welcomes all students, to learn from and network with industry-leading professionals, those responsible for security and privacy policies, who continue to make an impact every day. A Master of Legal Studies has provided me with a foundation to pursue the next step in my career and advance my legal knowledge. "

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