General Master of Jurisprudence


The M.Jur. program will provide you with a solid understanding of the legal issues relevant to your career, and will prepare you to interact most effectively with lawyers and the legal system.

Students in this 30 credit hour, ​1-2 year program will ​create a personalized course of study, enrolling in at least three courses in one of the focus areas below and choosing the balance of their course work from a wide range of substantive and skills classes.

*Online-only ​curricula are available in Wealth Management and Risk Management. These online programs, like our in-residence programs, ​are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Additionally these programs have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).

M.Jur. students will take Introduction to the U.S. Legal System in their first term, as well as a drafting or writing course related to their area of interest. In addition, General M.Jur. students will also complete either a thesis or a capstone project.

To help plan and direct their degree plans, all M.Jur. students will be assigned and will regularly meet with an advisor from the School of Law’s full-time faculty.