Studyportals placeholder

Master of Jurisprudence, M.Jur.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, FL,
Stetson offers advanced degrees for non-lawyers who wish to obtain a greater understanding of legal systems and concepts in the areas of international business, elder law, and healthcare compliance. The Master of Jurisprudence is offered by Stetson University.

About

The Master of Jurisprudence is offered by Stetson University.

Stetson University College of Law is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #4 in legal writing education by U.S. News. Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training. Since being founded in 1900 as Florida's first law school, Stetson has prepared students to become highly skilled, ethical lawyers and leaders. Our graduates include prominent attorneys, judges, CEOs and advocates for positive change. Stetson Law is located in Tampa Bay, Florida, home to a diverse legal community and to hundreds of clinic and externship opportunities for our law students.

Programme Structure

M.Jur. in International and Comparative Business Law

  • Meet the demand of today’s businesses and solve tomorrow’s legal business challenges.
  • Build a basic understanding of the legal system and how it impacts the successful operation of a business.
M.Jur. in Aging, Law and Policy
  • 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

M.Jur. in Healthcare Compliance

  • Gain the experience and skills needed to assume a leadership role in healthcare and regulatory compliance.
  • Learn to assess and manage risk, analyze and solve compliance challenges, and effectively communicate legal issues.
  • Improve patient outcomes and experiences with your knowledge of compliance and healthcare law.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • Complete application form
  • Personal 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 attended
  • GRE score, if applicable
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume or C.V.

Additional Documents for Foreign Applicants:

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

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Gulfport

  • 1200 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Apply with Studyportals

Did you know that you can directly apply to available Masters from our selected Application Partners? Read more, or check the complete list of programmes to apply for right now.

Select a Master's and apply