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Online or Hybrid Juris Master Degrees at Emory Law in Atlanta

The Juris Master (JM) degree is a 30 credit degree intended for professionals or individuals who want to improve their legal literacy and become more knowledgeable regarding the impact of law and regulation on their industry and field of expertise. Our students include C-suite executives, HR directors, compliance officers, and healthcare administrators, among others.

Program Requirements

To complete your JM, you will take these courses:

  • Introduction to the American Legal System (3 credits)
  • Analysis, Research and Communications for Professionals (3 credits)
  • Contracts (3 or 4 credits)
  • Law and Legal Professionals (3 credits)
  • Electives for a total of 30 credits
  • JM Law Foundations Workshop and Virtual Boot Camp
  • The Capstone Experience

The program can be completed in as little as 20 months.

Emory Law’s online, asynchronous classes are specifically designed for working professionals. Students can also choose some on-campus course 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. Students who study on campus take classes alongside JD and graduate students from around the world.

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