Why Get an MJS in Judicial Studies?
- Provides access to cutting-edge knowledge from diverse faculty members
- Improves legal critical/analytical skills
- Sharpens writing skills and improves opinion writing
- Contributes to the growing judicial studies knowledge pool
- Helps recharge judicial batteries
Further, the Judicial Studies program at University of Nevada, Reno is a challenging, stimulating academic degree program designed to:
- Provide a structured, interdisciplinary academic curriculum applicable to judicial needs
- Encourage students to take an active role in teaching, planning and administering judicial education
- Provide experience (by virtue of the MJS thesis and dissertation requirements) in conducting and publishing research of interest and applicability to the judicial system
- Provide an academic degree program having national scope and impact
- General Jurisdiction
- Special Court Jurisdiction–Advanced
- Administrative Law: Fair Hearing
- Judicial Writing
- History and Theory of Jurisprudence
- 12 months
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DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Public Law Legal Studies View 138 other Masters in Civil & Private Law in United States
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- Prospective students who are full-time sitting judges, graduates of an ABA accredited law school, and meet the general requirements of the University of Nevada, Reno, Graduate School, will be considered. Exceptions may be made for full-time sitting international judges, full-time judges who graduated from recognized foreign law schools or non-accredited American law school and have been admitted to the Bar.
- Admission to the UNR Graduate School requires an undergraduate grade-point average of at least 2.75 on a scale of 4.0, or an average of at least 3.0 for courses taken during the last half of the undergraduate program, and a completed baccalaureate degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
- If the undergraduate GPA does not meet this criteria, admission to graduate standing on a prescribed program may be considered.
- Scores of standardized tests such as the GRE are not required for application to the Judicial Studies Program.
International21592 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21592 USD per year during 12 months.
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In-State5500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 USD per year during 12 months.
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