Juris Master in International Law and Legal Studies Mastering International Law


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In an increasingly global economy, professionals need to understand how international law influences the functioning of business corporations, nonprofit organizations, mission agencies, and other enterprises. If you do not intend to practice law but want to understand international legal issues, Liberty’s online Juris Master (J.M.) in International Legal Studies is for you!

International law affects many industries, so it’s crucial that you understand the implications for your business or nonprofit. By studying advanced constitutional principles and global policies, you can become an invaluable asset at your organization. International law and policy experts are needed in every sector — so earning your master’s in international law online is a great way to expand your career opportunities and professional expertise.

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Earn a degree that fits your schedule. Our international law and legal studies program is available 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. You can complete your coursework from the comfort of your home and easily access your course materials whenever you need them. Most importantly, you can stay fully invested in the things that really matter — like your family, job, and community — while achieving your academic goals.

At Liberty, we’re committed to Training Champions for Christ. To fulfill this mission, we offer courses taught from a biblical perspective. Our faculty are firmly grounded in the Christian faith and can equip you to live out biblical ethics in your career.

Through our Juris Master program in international law, you’ll gain a firm understanding of crucial legal concepts without the commitment of a Juris Doctor degree. You can apply your newfound knowledge to a variety of careers and help lead your organization to success.

In this program, you’ll study under faculty with extensive legal experience. With their guidance, you can develop skills that will help set you apart from the competition. You’ll be equipped to lead with excellence and integrity in whatever career path you choose.

This program offers training in core legal subjects, like legal research and writing, professional ethics, jurisprudence, and legal history. Upon graduation, you can pursue international law jobs that don’t require a Juris Doctor degree. For instance, you could work in policy advisement, policy writing, or legal consulting.

Do you currently own a business or nonprofit that operates overseas? If so, you probably understand the importance of complying with international policies and regulations. Our J.M. in International Legal Studies can help you navigate complex legal issues on a global scale. That way, you’ll be equipped to help your organization grow and thrive.

The international legal studies specialization offers a variety of courses to choose from — so you can tailor your degree to match your interests and career goals! Some topics you could study include diplomacy, human rights, public policy, trade law, armed conflict policies, business law, economics, or public law.

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Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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  • Veterans/Retirees
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  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

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