Juris Master Program


Professionals are coping with growing regulation, intensifying risk and liability concerns, and increasingly complex decision environments.  Building your expertise in law with a juris master degree will give you better insight into issues including:  

  • What laws and regulations apply to my profession?
  • What trends in law and regulation should I incorporate into decision-making?
  • How does regulatory reform impact my profession, and how can I influence regulatory change?
  • How can I assess risk in a changing environment?
  • How can I communicate better with my organization’s attorneys?

Whether you are a professional interested in gaining a better grounding in law and regulation to advance your career, or a graduate student whose primary degree would be enhanced by an integrated study of law, Emory Law’s juris master program offers the insight and flexibility to help you achieve your goals.

Make Connections

With more than 10,000 law alumni across the globe and a brand name that carries weight worldwide, an Emory Law degree offers access to thousands of successful, talented peers.  These connections begin as soon as you start your juris master studies, with Emory JM students participating with JD and graduate classmates in all courses.  This interaction ensures everyone benefits from the experiences that each student brings to the learning environment.

Flexible Program

Emory Law's juris master is a 30-credit hour program that supplements your professional interests, with a range of concentrations you can customize to meet your needs.  You can complete your coursework either full time in as little as one year or part time in up to four years.

Courses are offered throughout the day, including some late afternoon and evening options. Part-time JM students may choose courses based on their area of interest and work schedule.

A Partnership with Scholars and Educators

Emory Law's JM program is grounded in exemplary teaching. More than sixty full-time faculty – scholars and practitioners alike – along with an extensive adjunct faculty, teach more than 250 courses, and partner with you in your legal studies.  Their focus on research means they are not only teaching you the law, they are also actively participating in shaping laws around the world. 

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Emory Law gives you extraordinary access to an unparalleled combination of knowledge and networking opportunities.  We also offer extensive enrichment opportunities through law clinic service, field experience, and research. 

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