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5 Masters Programs in Jurisprudence

Students who pursue a post-baccalaureate degree in jurisprudence learn to identify how legal systems work within their societies. This master’s degree is sought by people who wish to work in fields that require an in-depth understanding of law.   A prospective student may ask, what is a Master in Jurisprudence? It is an advanced degree that addresses issues integral to legal systems and… Read more

Students who pursue a post-baccalaureate degree in jurisprudence learn to identify how legal systems work within their societies. This master’s degree is sought by people who wish to work in fields that require an in-depth understanding of law.

A prospective student may ask, what is a Master in Jurisprudence? It is an advanced degree that addresses issues integral to legal systems and to law in general. The course of study is designed to analyze the inherent problems of law as a social institution in the societies for which it functions. Students learn to evaluate facts and legal matters. They use critical thinking to grasp and interpret legal dynamics and points of conflict between the law and other societal components, such as science and economics. Special foci include energy law, intellectual property law, Indian law and life science law.

There are many benefits to attaining a master’s in jurisprudence. Students gain invaluable writing skills as well as the ability to analyze how laws are applied, enforced or altered as societies’ need change. The study of the theory of law gives students a big picture perspective that may give them an advantage in areas of criminal justice, policy making, education and private industry.

The costs to achieve an advanced degree vary from institution to institution. The best course of action is to contact the admissions office of the school of your choice for information regarding fees and tuition.

Numerous career paths are open to a person with a master’s in jurisprudence. One may succeed in many areas, from education to national defense. Employment may include legal assistant or paralegal, law librarian, legal consultant, jury consultant, trust/estate officer, mediator, investment banker, lobbyist or journalist. Opportunities exist in the United States in organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Justice. Internationally, there are many private, governmental and non-governmental organizations that value this degree.

People with a passion for the law and a desire to further their legal education may seek an advanced degree through programs offered all over the world, both on-campus and online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Widener University Online
Chester , USA

Widener University's AACSB and CCB Accredited online Dual Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law/Master of Business Administration (MJ/MBA) provides you with ou ... +

Widener University's AACSB and CCB Accredited online Dual Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law/Master of Business Administration (MJ/MBA) provides you with outstanding instruction from experienced practitioners who work in the heart of corporate and business law, compliance, and administration. This leading-edge program can give you a strategic advantage in pursuing an accelerated course of joint study and both degrees can be completed in as little as two and a half years. -
Master MBA
Part-time
30 months
English
Online
 
Unitelma Sapienza
Rome , Italy +10 More

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, ... +

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Online
 
Rostov State University of Economics
Rostov-on-Don , Russia +1 More

RSUE’s postgraduate programs in law focus on training in the line of developing integrated economic and legal knowledge essential for expert consulting and legal support for b ... +

RSUE’s postgraduate programs in law focus on training in the line of developing integrated economic and legal knowledge essential for expert consulting and legal support for business. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
 
Belarusian State University
Minsk , Belarus

In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of education the citizens of the Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic an ... +

In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of education the citizens of the Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan have the right to enter BSU Master's degree at the following conditions: -
Master
Full-time
Russian
Campus
 
Keele University
Keele , United Kingdom

This course offers an exciting opportunity to study human rights in the interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy. The course content reflects that human right ... +

This course offers an exciting opportunity to study human rights in the interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy. The course content reflects that human rights are one of the key discourses of our times. The course is aimed both at people working in related fields (for example, professionals working in the fields of law, government and public sector, social services, human resource management, or human rights advocacy), and anyone else interested in further study in this area. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 

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