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16 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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