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Aging, Law and Policy, M.Jur.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy at Stetson University is a unique, online program designed to give non-lawyer students and working professionals an advanced understanding of elder law, policies, and ethics.


The Master of Jurisprudence at a Glance

In as little as two years, professionals from nursing, social work, and other human services fields will cultivate a strong foundation of Aging, Law and Policy. Gain a practical knowledge of elder law and policies, as well as the leadership and communication skills needed to advance your career, without having to interrupt your career or relocate.

The Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy is offered at Stetson University.

Advance Your Career in a Growing Field

·Earn your degree on your schedule

·Enhance your résumé and discover new career opportunities

·Develop an in-depth understanding of the U.S. legal system and how it impacts the elderly and those who advocate and care for them

·Make better business decisions informed by your knowledge of the law

Aging, Law and Policy Program Highlights

·Four semesters, 25-credit online program

·In-demand areas of study such as disability law, gerontological healthcare, guardianship, taxes and estate planning, and and ethics in elder care

·Courses taught by legal experts and leaders in the field of Aging, Law and Policy

·Access to Stetson's online library resources for Aging, Law and Policy

·GRE not required with appropriate work experience

Why pursue a Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy?

An advanced comprehension of Aging, Law and Policy provides valuable benefits for those working in human service fields in the United States. Experienced professionals and recent graduates can meet the growing demand for specialized resources adept at evaluating and communicating legal issues, while increasing their skill set. A basic understanding of Aging, Law and Policy will better prepare you to serve this special population.

Gain a competitive edge for new career opportunities and advancement. Become part of Stetson Law's alumni network and connect with professionals who assist students and fellow graduates with career placement.

Programme Structure

Required Courses

Overview of Legal SystemFundamentals of Contract LawHealth Care Programs & BenefitsEthics & ProfessionalismLaw & AgingGuardianships & AlternativesLegal ResearchLong Term Care PlanningHousing/Home OwnershipThesisAdmin Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    25 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Complete application formPersonal Statement or less than 1,200 words answering the question:“What are your professional goals and how would the M.Jur. program enhance your career?”Complete official transcripts from all colleges, universities and graduate or professional schools attendedGRE score, if applicableOne letter of recommendationResume or C.V.

Additional Documents for Foreign Applicants:

TOEFL score (>=88 internet-based) –OR- IELTS score (>=6.5), if applicableComplete Financial Declaration Form (for those needing visas)Credential Evaluation of Transcripts and Degrees

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


Scholarships are available for outstanding students admitted to Stetson Law's M.Jur. in Aging, Law and Policy program. The funding will be split between 4 semesters and to continue to qualify, an applicant must maintain good academic standing through the duration of the program. Applicants receiving a discount through the corporate rate will not be consideration for additional scholarship.

To apply for a scholarship, an applicant should submit a one-page, double-spaced statement indicating the reasons for applying for a scholarship and complete a FASFA application. In the scholarship statement, please include financial, academic, and personal information relevant to the request. 

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