Main content

Our acclaimed faculty - scholars, practitioners, and experts in their fields - teach various classes. To complete your Juris Master (JM) degree, 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

Emory Law offers courses both online and hybrid study in four concentrations:

  • Business Law and Regulation covers corporate governance and compliance, civil liability for corporations, regulation, legal frameworks for deal-making, transactional due diligence, and other topics. 
  • Data, Privacy, and Technology Law covers privacy, ethics, and the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace; trademark, patent, and copyright law; and licensing and trade secrets.
  • Employment Law and Human Resources explores employment at will, employees versus independent contractors, employee privacy in the workplace, workmen’s compensation, disability, and discrimination, among other topics.
  • Health Care Law, Policy, and Regulation explores topics related to health care regulation, mental health policy, law and public health, disability, the business of health care, and more.

View course descriptions