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College of Law

Florida State University

 

Juris Master Online Program

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Earn a master’s degree in law and learn important legal and regulatory compliance skills that can help you advance your career. 

The online Juris Master is a 30-credit-hour master’s in law that can be completed on a part-time basis. Students in the program gain a strong foundation in regulatory compliance and legal risk management. Based on your specific career needs and goals, you can choose one of three concentrations: 

Financial Regulation and Compliance
Health Care Regulation (Available beginning spring 2018)
Legal Risk Management and HR Compliance 

You will also acquire essential legal skills, such as how to read and interpret statutes, regulations and case law, how to conduct legal research, and how to communicate your findings to executives, board members and others within your organization.  

The curriculum is designed for professionals who regularly work with statutes and regulations. Students begin their studies by taking foundational courses in Contracts, Torts, Legislation and Regulation, Legal Studies and Research, and Regulatory Compliance.  Beyond those requirements, students may personalize their curriculum within their chosen concentration. Each concentration has a menu of advanced course offerings to afford students a multi-faceted understanding of the laws impacting those areas.

Key Benefits

Economical – Competitively priced at $688 per credit for in-state students and slightly higher, after scholarships, for out-of-state students. Find more information on our Juris Master Online Tuition page
Flexible – Can be completed fully online and on a part-time basis
Impactful – Lessons learned can be immediately applied at work
Sophisticated – Courses are taught by the same world-class professors who teach on campus, coupled with prominent industry experts
Relevant – Curriculum developed with the advice of industry professionals and prominent in-house and outside counsel to combine academic knowledge and practice-based learning
Support – Access to online research databases and other resources available to on-campus students