M.A. On Campus

Law and Governance - Legal Management

24 months
756 USD/credit 13608 USD/year
756 USD/credit 13608 USD/year
701 USD/credit 12618 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Law and Governance - Legal Management offers a program of study for students at the Montclair State University seeking advanced preparation in this field. It provides academic opportunities leading to career enhancement for legal professionals. 


Key facts:

  • The degree offerings are on the cutting edge of specialty areas such as conflict management, human resource management, private sector compliance, law office management, legal information management, trademark law, ethics and professional responsibility.
  • The programs of the Master of Arts in Law and Governance - Legal Management at the Montclair State University incorporate education in the liberal arts with sound preparation for law-related professions. Many career alternatives are possible for graduates in government, the corporate sector and private arenas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • United States Legal System
  • Research Methods and Analysis
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in the Legal Environment
  • Private Civil Responsibility: Contracts and Torts
  • Arbitration and Other Alternative Adjudicative Processes
  • Dispute Resolution in the Workplace
  • Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admission.


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Essays/Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two.
  • Standardized Test Scores: GRE
  • Students holding degrees from non-US institutions must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices. TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or Duolingo English Test are required for applicants to any program who earned their degree in a country where English is not the official language. Please check our International Applicants page for more information and for our current TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Policy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 701 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Montclair

1673 - 4118 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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