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Today's professionals face growing regulation, intensifying risk and liability concerns, and increasingly complex decision environments. Designed for seasoned professionals like you who are interested in gaining a better grounding in law and regulation to advance your career, Emory Law's Juris Master offers the insight and flexibility to help you achieve your goals and advance your career.

Emory Law’s Juris Master program, a 30-credit-hour master’s degree in law, is designed to help professionals improve their legal literacy and advance their careers. The Juris Master can help professionals broaden their impact by becoming more knowledgeable regarding the impact of law and regulation on their industry and field of expertise.

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Juris Master (JM)

Online or Hybrid Study

Courses are offered online, with some on-campus options. The online format is composed of 10 sequential asynchronous courses, with two synchronous online experiences, and can be completed in as little as 20 months. If you take most of your courses on campus, you can complete the degree in two sequential semesters or take up to four years.

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Online or Hybrid Study

Concentrations

There are four concentrations available, designed to cover relevant legal topics for today’s professionals: business law and regulation; (NEW) data, privacy, and technology law; (NEW) employment law and human resources and; health care law, policy, and regulation.

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Concentrations

JM Admission

All applicants are considered holistically and admission is based on the applicant's academic training, professional background, personal statement, and professional and academic references.

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JM Admission
Student Spotlight

A degree from Emory is like a door into anything

Emory Law’s JM Program, offered on campus and online, is designed to help professionals like Ayinde Luqman to become more specialized in their field and enhance their knowledge of the law.

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Ayinde Luqman
JM Student Spotlight

Years of anti-human trafficking experience led Newsom 20L to pursue JM

Typically, Emory Law's juris master program is legal education for professionals who want to advance their careers by understanding how the law affects their field. Madeline Newsom 20L saw it differently.

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Madeline Newsom