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Jurisprudence

DePaul University

Master
18 months
Duration
1140 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) program from DePaul University is specifically designed for professionals who do not seek to practice law, but who regularly encounter legal issues in their work and/or would benefit from specialized legal knowledge.

Overview

Specialized Legal Training

In the Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) program from DePaul University, you gain both general and concentrated legal training related to your area of interest. You learn the process of legal analysis by examining cases, laws and regulations. You develop the ability to conduct effective and relevant legal research as well as to communicate clearly and analytically. You also learn how to think critically about legal issues and correctly apply current legal authority.

Stand Out as a Professional

As an MJ graduate, you will stand out as a professional who can effectively and comfortably communicate with legal counsel, and who can assess the needs of the organization as the laws and regulations evolve in your profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to american law and legal systems
  • Introduction to legal writing and research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application (required)
  • $40 Nonrefundable application fee (required)
  • A personal statement not exceeding two pages (required)
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts for all degrees received (required)
  • A current resume (required - should not exceed two pages)
  • Letters of recommendation, while optional, are highly recommended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1140 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1140 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1140 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1140 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    1140 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1140 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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