12 months
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
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If you need a deeper understanding of the law but you don’t need to be a practicing attorney, then consider Liberty University’s Juris Master (J.M.) in American Legal Studies (Online). This master of legal studies degree gives the flexibility you need to juggle life and school while still receiving a quality education.

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The goal of Liberty University ’s Juris Master (J.M.) in American Legal Studies (Online)  is to build upon your current knowledge and skills in American law. There is a growing need for professionals familiar with the intricacies of American law. Due to America’s legal influence on institutions around the world, a master’s degree in legal studies will provide you with the ability to meet this need.

By studying the American legal system through our online Juris Master degree, you can learn the fundamental principles of constitutional law and gain a greater understanding of our system of government and the effect it has on global enterprises and institutions around the world. This Juris Master degree program will prepare you for a wide variety of professions that interact with the law.

Potential Juris Master Related Career Options

After completion of your Juris Master degree in American legal studies, you will have the opportunity to enter the workforce in a variety of career fields. Understanding American law is a necessity for those who wish to serve in a government leadership position, for example. America’s legal system is complex and in need of critical care from leaders with strong moral values. We need passionate Christians who have a heart for America and are seeking to secure the future for upcoming generations.

Some of the positions you can pursue with a J.M. in American Legal Studies include:

  • Compliance officer
  • Corporate executive
  • Human resource manager
  • Legal educator
  • Local politician
  • Mission organization leader
  • Office administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Writing & Analysis
  • Constitutional Law
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Foundations of Law
  • Jurisprudence/Legal History 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


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30 SCH



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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 12 months.


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.

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