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Florida State University – Online Juris Master Program2018-02-07T16:31:22+00:00

Florida State University – Online Juris Master Program

Program Overview

According to Florida State University:

Students in the program gain a strong foundation in regulatory compliance and legal risk management. You will also acquire essential legal skills, such as how to read and interpret statutes, regulations and case law, how to conduct legal research, and how to communicate your findings to executives, board members and others within your organization. The curriculum is designed for professionals who regularly work with statutes and regulations. Students begin their studies by taking foundational courses in Contracts, Torts, Legislation and Regulation, Legal Studies and Research, and Regulatory Compliance. Beyond those requirements, students may personalize their curriculum within their chosen concentration. Each concentration has a menu of advanced course offerings to afford students a multi-faceted understanding of the laws impacting those areas.

At a Glance

URL http://www.law.fsu.edu/academic-programs/juris-master-online-program
Total credit hours 30
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Concentrations
  • Financial Regulation and Compliance: The program enables working professionals to acquire legal skills to advance their careers in today’s heavily regulated financial industry.
  • Health Care Regulation: The program enables working professionals to acquire legal skills to advance their careers in today’s dynamic health care industry.
  • Legal Risk Management and HR Compliance: The program enables working professionals to acquire legal skills to advance their careers in today’s changing economy.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete One (1) year
Admission requirements According to Florida State University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official test score: The LSAT, GRE or GMAT is accepted. Waivers can be granted to applicants with extensive work experience or a prior graduate degree. The waiver is requested on the application, or applicants can request a test waiver online before applying.
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
  • Professional resume or CV
  • Personal statement (1-2 pages)
  • Educational institution discipline or violations of law: If applicant has an affirmative response to any of these questions on the application, applicant must attach to the application a written explanation/account of the incident(s) to include the final disposition of the incident(s).