Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Atlanta)
In business, there are no easy decisions. But today’s HR professionals find themselves in an increasingly tough landscape. Growing regulation, increasing complexity in hiring and emerging trends for sourcing and maintaining human capital are just a few challenges facing in the new economy. So how can you make the best business choices for your organization while mitigating their exposure to risk and liability?
Emory University’s Juris Master (JM) program is designed to help understand the influence the law has on individual and institutional decision-making. Earn your degree while you manage your career, in as little as a year or as long as four, providing you with maximum flexibility. We help you harness the power within the legal landscape with specialized courses in employment law, contracts and labor, immigration and disability. The combination of general legal comprehension and focused, specific courses on HR issues salient to your career make a JM degree a formidable compliment to your personal HR experience. Gain the edge you need to succeed as an HR practitioner and get ahead today with Emory’s JM degree.
We are pleased to offer a 15% Founder's Scholarship for all SHRM-Atlanta members beginning the JM program in the fall, 2013 semester.
The J.M. is a 24-credit-hour program that allows students to customize their coursework to meet their individual career needs, and may be completed full-time in one-year or part-time in up to four years. Following are suggested courses for students pursuing a specialization in labor and employment law.
- Administrative Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Civil Procedure
- Complex Litigation
- Constitutional Law
- Current Trends in Labor & Employment Law
- Disability Law
- Discrimination Law
- Employment Law
- Federal Courts
- Immigration Law
- Legislation & Regulation
- Survey of Employee Benefits
Please visit application process and requirements for more details on the JM application process.
If you have any questions or want to learn more about the program, please contact Andrea Schmoyer, Director of Graduate Programs Admissions, at email@example.com or 404-727-2191.