Master's in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean

Compare Masters Programs in Law Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2018

Law Studies

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Law and regulations are the sets of rules and guidelines created by people to be followed by other people. The subdivisions of this field include everything from international government relations to ensuring appropriate business practices.

Central America is the region of North America located between the southern border of Mexico and the northwest border of Colombia, in South America. It consists of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

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Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Program Description

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene.... [-]


Professional Expertise Majoring In Commercial Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San José Heredia San Pedro Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Professionals can deepen and update the necessary knowledge about the legislation and case law relating to commercial law, with emphasis on the mechanisms of expansion. [+]

Objectives of the Master in Business Law:

Train human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the fields of trade, both nationally and internationally, in areas such as:

international agreement, tax regimes, commercial law, new commercial contracts, international business transactions.

Deepening the knowledge of commercial law:

Professionals can deepen and update the necessary knowledge regarding legislation, doctrine and jurisprudence relating to commercial law, with emphasis on the mechanisms of expansion of commercial companies. You will use specific procedures such as mergers and acquisitions, mechanisms that constitute today a new and indispensable business strategy to face the challenges inherent in the phenomenon of globalization.... [-]


Professional Expertise Majoring In Labor Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San José Heredia San Pedro Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Form human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the different areas that today require labor law. [+]

Train human resources at Masters level with the highest level of scientific and academic preparation to get involved in the different areas that today require labor law within the globalization process experienced by the previous país.Lo includes protecting workers, domestic legislation and incorporating international conventions that require specialized study, as they are crucial for foreign investment in the country and the economic and social stability factors.

Having highly qualified professionals to enable them to meet the growing demand for legal advice on the various issues of labor law today; such as the various pension schemes, occupational risks, regulations on occupational health; Train professionals who are able to bring disputes customers a solution according to the social peace by means of alternative dispute resolution.... [-]


Expertise In Family Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Train qualified human resources in the field of family law, both national and international, to respond to imminent changes in family and marital relations institutions. [+]

Objectives of expertise in Family Law:

Train qualified human resources in the field of family law, both national and international, to respond to imminent changes in family and marital relations institutions:

in protecting the family in incorporating other forms of family where there are no children but if the need for mutual aid and protection, models emerged as a product of modernization and globalization as well as the social sector, and the implementation of alternative dispute resolution. Requisitos:

Must be submitted:

Original and a photocopy of Bachelor of Laws. original certification and a copy of the studies, where the cattle courses with their respective notes and credits obtained are clearly demonstrated. Application for admission duly filled with 2 passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Resume or curriculum vitae. ... [-]

Expertise In Criminal Law

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Provide students with the necessary knowledge about the legal task - social, and development of skills for a better understanding and interpretation of the new legal phenomena. [+]

Objectives of expertise in criminal law:

Train human resources at the level of mastery ability to act in the field of criminal law, both nationally and internationally, in areas such as criminology, new criminal types: environmental crimes, computer crimes, crimes intellectual property, economic crimes and modern legislation on human life. Provide highly qualified in legal matters to government entities and the private sector in the country professionals. Provide students with the necessary knowledge about the legal task - social, and development of skills for a better understanding and interpretation of the new legal phenomena pertaining to the penal system and alternative methods of dispute resolution. Requisitos: Original and photocopy (both sides if there are seals, stamps or signatures on the back) of Bachelor's Degree. Original and photocopy of college Bachelors degree Original certification of materials approved credits and academic notes and signed or sealed in case of validation of materials content. A passport size photograph. Curriculum Vitae. Photocopy of identity card or passport. Headquarters: ... [-]

Master in International Law and Human Rights

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

The human rights specialization offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. [+]

The Master in International Law and Human Rights offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. Students will gain an understanding of the various judicial and non-judicial bodies that are at the frontline of questions of interpretation, the development of international human rights standards, and enforcement. In addition, students receive training in hands on skills in the realm of reporting, monitoring and evaluation of human rights. Finally, as the globalization of business and investment is increasing in force and speed, with important human rights implications, this specialization explores the interaction between economics and rights, asking critical questions about this process and potential solutions.... [-]


Master International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro

The specialization in international dispute settlement offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the settlement of international and transnational disputes. [+]

The Master in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the settlement of international and transnational disputes. This specialization examines the role of national and international courts and tribunals in contributing to the settlement of disputes. As international and transnational adjudication has acquired a more prominent role in international relations, it is essential to understand how these global and regional courts are responding to the challenges of the early 21st Century. Students will examine the role of law in traditional and not-so-traditional territorial and boundary disputes, and acquire an overview of the law of the sea. And finally, they will examine the increasingly important field of dispute settlement in international economic relations, which will include investment arbitration.... [-]