Curriculum by Concentration

The Master’s in Law is a 30-credit-hour program.

Please note: Courses listed may not be offered every semester.


M.A. in Law – Administration & Regulatory Law Concentration (Online) Learn More and Apply

The Master of Arts in Law is designed for working students who wish to study law for professional advancement and for students seeking a practical academic credential to increase their marketability as they launch their career. You will be grounded in foundational legal contexts, taught through a Christian worldview, so you can better understand the laws that affect your career. The concentration in Administrative & Regulatory Law is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection). You may customize your program to focus on social, market sector, or health, safety and environmental regulation to effect positive change.

View the full description, benefits and career opportunities for the M.A. in Law – Administration & Regulatory Law Concentration »

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Course (3 credit hours):
  • MLAW 603 Administrative Law & Policy (3)
  • Complete 15 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 561 Property Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 583 Immigration Law and Procedure (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort System (3)
  • MLAW 620 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
  • MLAW 623 Non-Profit Organizations (3)
  • MLAW 628 Employment Law (3)
  • MLAW 629 Labor Law (3)
  • MLAW 630 Employment Discrimination (3)
  • MLAW 640 National Security Law (3)
  • MLAW 643 Health Care Law (3)
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 674 Religion in the Workplace (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the Robertson School of Government or the School of Business & Leadership:
  • GOV 623 Public Policy Initiatives (3)
  • GOV 660 Intelligence & National Security (3)
  • GOV 677 Terrorism and Homeland Defense (3)
  • GOV 679 National Security Affairs (3)
  • GOV 681 Intergovernmental Relations (3)
  • GOV 683 Health Care Policy & Ethics (3)
  • HRMT 642 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining (3)

M.A. in Law – Business Concentration (Online) Learn More

The Master of Arts in Law is designed for working students who wish to study law for professional advancement and for students seeking a practical academic credential to increase their marketability as they launch their career. You will be grounded in foundational legal contexts, taught through a Christian worldview, so you can better understand the laws that affect your career. The concentration in Business is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection). Through coursework that allows you to blend business management and contract law, you will gain proficiency in legal analysis and writing, contracts, business transactions, sales and negotiations. You will also gain proficiency in launching and managing a business, negotiating contracts, understanding employment law and more.

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  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Course (3 credit hours):
  • MLAW 602 Business Entities (3)
  • Complete 15 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 557 Drafting Contracts (3)
  • MLAW 561 Property Law & Policy
  • MLAW 603 Administrative Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort System (3)
  • MLAW 620 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
  • MLAW 623 Non-Profit Organizations (3)
  • MLAW 628 Employment Law (3)
  • MLAW 629 Labor Law (3)
  • MLAW 630 Employment Discrimination (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 661 Family Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 670 Survey of Taxation (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the School of Business & Leadership:
  • FNCE 651 Investment, Financing, & Funding Relationships (3)
  • HRMT 643 Performance Management (3)
  • HRMT 644 Strategic Human Resource Management Issues (3)
  • LMOL 642 International Business Law (3)
  • MBA 610 Managerial Economics (3)
  • MBA 630 Marketing (3)
  • MBA 640 Managing People (3)
  • MBA 645 Managing Organizations (3)
  • MBA 679 Business Planning & Launch (3)

M.A. in Law – Criminal Justice Concentration (Online) Learn More

The Criminal Justice concentration strengthens the credentials of  professionals working in law enforcement and related fields with foundational legal coursework in criminal and constitutional law, constitutional criminal procedure, juvenile law, legislation, and human rights. The concentration in Criminal Justice is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection).

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (12 credit hours):
  • MLAW 533 Juvenile Law (3)
  • MLAW 535 International Trafficking in Persons (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)
  • MLAW 635 Criminal Law & Procedure II (3)

Complete 6 credit hours from any other courses offered in another concentration.

M.A. in Law – General Legal Studies Concentration (Online) Learn More

The M.A. in Law - General Legal Studies concentration gives you the freedom to customize a program that will expand your legal knowledge and help you master critical thinking skills. This program will help prepare you to effectively operate within a legal environment, work with attorneys and provide an astute legal perspective to those you lead and serve. Through the General Legal Studies concentration, you will gain a foundational understanding of the American legal system, with an opportunity to choose from a robust list of challenging M.A. in Law courses. Taught from a Christian perspective, this program also will equip you with the essential theory, policy and best practices associated with legal issues, policies and regulations. The concentration in General Legal Studies is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection).

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  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (12 credit hours):
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 561 Property Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort System (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)

Complete 6 credit hours from any other courses offered in another concentration.

M.A. in Law – Human Resources Management Concentration (Online) Learn More

The Human Resources Management concentration enhances the skill-sets of HR professionals through coursework including foundational legal analysis, contracts, employment law, strategic human resource management, performance management, and negotiations. The concentration in Human Resources Management is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection).

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (6 credit hours):
  • HRMT 644 Strategic Human Resource Management & Issues (3)
  • MLAW 628 Employment Law (3)

Complete 6 credit hours from any other courses offered in another concentration.

  • Complete 12 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 557 Drafting Contracts (3)
  • MLAW 603 Administrative Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort Systems (3)
  • MLAW 620 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
  • MLAW 623 Non-Profit Organizations (3)
  • MLAW 629 Labor Law (3)
  • MLAW 630 Employment Discrimination (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)
  • MLAW 643 Health Care Law (3)
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 661 Family Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 674 Religion in the Workplace (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the Robertson School of Government or the School of Business & Leadership:
  • GOV 630 Public Human Resources Management (3)
  • GOV 683 Health Care Policy & Ethics (3)
  • HRMT 641 Training & Development (3)
  • HRMT 642 Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining (3)
  • HRMT 643 Performance Management (3)
  • MBA 640 Managing People (3)
  • MBA 645 Managing Organizations (3)

M.A. in Law – Human Rights Concentration (On Campus) Learn More

Gain the tools you need to seek justice and serve as an advocate for those who are oppressed and vulnerable in the United States and around the world. Focused on the rule of law and grounded in a Christian foundation, the Human Rights concentration blends essential legal insights with practical application and policy discourse, giving you comprehensive knowledge of human rights, abuses and on-going litigation. You will gain a valuable understanding of the American legal system and international law as you consider national security issues and explore policies and tactics to address human rights abuses and violations such as human trafficking, immigration, children's rights, religious freedom and civil liberties. You will have access to Regent's Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law and opportunities to participate in global projects and internships with established international human rights organizations.

View the full description, benefits and career opportunities for the M.A. in Law – Human Rights Concentration »

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (6 credit hours):
  • MLAW 535 International Trafficking in Persons (3)
  • MLAW 686 International & Comparative Human Rights (3)
  • Complete 12 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 533 Juvenile Law (3)
  • MLAW 583 Immigration Law & Procedure (3)
  • MLAW 580CA Child Advocacy Practicum (1-3)
  • MLAW 590 Independent Study (1-2)
  • MLAW 593 Legal Aid/Nonprofit Externship (1-3)
  • MLAW 620 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
  • MLAW 623 Non-Profit Organizations (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)
  • MLAW 635 Criminal Law & Procedure II (3)
  • MLAW 636 International Criminal Law (2)
  • MLAW 640 National Security Law (3)
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 661 Family Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 672 Human Rights, Civil Liberties, & National Security (1)
  • MLAW 676 International Religious Freedom (2)
  • MLAW 678 International Children's Rights (2)
  • MLAW 681 International Development & the Rule of Law (2)
  • MLAW 684 International Law (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the Robertson School of Government:
  • GOV 660 Intelligence & National Security (3)
  • GOV 677 Terrorism & Homeland Defense (3)
  • GOV 679 National Security Affairs (3)

M.A. in Law – Mediation Concentration (Online) Learn More

The Master of Arts in Law is designed for working students who wish to study law for professional advancement and for students seeking a practical academic credential to increase their marketability as they launch their career. You will be grounded in foundational legal contexts, taught through a Christian worldview, so you can better understand the laws that affect your career. The concentration in Mediation is offered online and on campus (with limited course selection). Become a skilled, confident professional in mediating business deals and resolving conflict in virtually any professional setting.

View the full description, benefits and career opportunities for the M.A. in Law – Mediation Concentration »

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (6 credit hours):
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 656 General Mediation (3)
  • Complete 12 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort System (3)
  • MLAW 628 Employment Law (3)
  • MLAW 629 Labor Law (3)
  • MLAW 630 Employment Discrimination (3)
  • MLAW 661 Family Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 667 Family Mediation (3)
  • MLAW 674 Religion in the Workplace (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the Robertson School of Government or the School of Business & Leadership:
  • HRMT 642 Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining (3)
  • LMOL 605 Organizational Communications, Conflict Resolution, & Negotiations (3)
  • MBA 640 Managing People (3)

M.A. in Law – National Security Concentration (Online) Learn More

The National Security concentration provides professionals working in government, public administration, and related fields with a competitive edge for employment or advancement through coursework in intelligence and national security, terrorism and homeland defense, criminal law and procedure, and foundational coursework in law and legal analysis. The concentration in National Security is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection).

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (12 credit hours):
  • GOV 677 Terrorism & Homeland Defense (3)
  • GOV 660 Intelligence & National Security (3)
  • MLAW 640 National Security Law (3)
  • MLAW 684 International Law (3)
  • Complete 6 credit hours from the following two courses from the Robertson School of Government or any other courses offered in another concentration:
  • GOV 662 Cybersecurity Policy & Affairs (3)
  • GOV 672 Islamic Political Thought (3)

M.A. in Law – Non-Profit Management Concentration (Online) Learn More

The Non-Profit Management concentration provides professionals working in a variety of non-profits with insights into the legalities surrounding non-profit/tax exempt organizations, the management of non-profit and faith-based organizations, negotiations, contracts, and other foundational legal coursework. The concentration in Non-Profit Management is offered online (with limited on-campus course selection).

  • Required courses (12 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 605 Legislation & Regulation (3)
  • MLAW 619 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • Concentration-Specific Required Courses (6 credit hours):
  • GOV 693 Managing Nonprofit & Faith-based Organizations (3)
  • MLAW 623 Non-Profit Organizations (3)
  • Complete 12 credit hours from the following list of courses:
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 557 Drafting Contracts (3)
  • MLAW 561 Property Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 603 Administrative Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 604 American Tort System (3)
  • MLAW 620 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
  • MLAW 628 Employment Law (3)
  • MLAW 629 Labor Law (3)
  • MLAW 630 Employment Discrimination (3)
  • MLAW 634 Criminal Law & Procedure I (3)
  • MLAW 655 Negotiations (3)
  • MLAW 661 Family Law & Policy (3)
  • MLAW 674 Religion in the Workplace (3)
  • And/or the following courses from the Robertson School of Government or the School of Business & Leadership:
  • GOV 630 Public Human Resources Management (3)
  • GOV 669 Public Management (3)
  • GOV 694 Not-for-Profit and Faith-Based Organizations Fundraising Development (3)
  • GOV 696 Special Topics in Not-for-Profit & Faith-Based Organizations Management (3)
  • HRMT 643 Performance Management (3)
  • MBA 610 Managerial Economics (3)
  • MBA 640 Managing People (3)
  • MBA 645 Managing Organizations (3)

M.A. in Law – CFP® Board Registered Wealth Management & Financial Planning Concentration (Online)
(Capstone course is also available to JD students and graduates.) Learn More

Looking for online law graduate programs for wealth management and planning? The Wealth Management & Financial Planning concentration will help to equip you with the necessary financial planning tools and a Christian foundation to guide high-net-worth individuals and corporations through the intricacies of managing wealth. Regent Law assures instruction by, and continued access to, estate planning and tax experts and is one of the first law schools to offer a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) program designed to help you attain eligibility to take the CFP® Certification Examination and attain an academic credential – the Master of Arts in Law – giving you a distinctly competitive advantage.

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  • Required courses (30 credit hours):
  • ENGL 500 Graduate Academic Writing Seminar (0)
  • MLAW 513 American Legal Thought (3)
  • MLAW 521 Contract Law (3)
  • MLAW 542 Insurance Law & Planning (2)
  • MLAW 543 Professional Conduct & Relationships (1)
  • MLAW 544 Fundamentals of Estate Planning (3)
  • MLAW 545 Capstone in Financial Planning (3)
  • MLAW 552 American Legal System & Writing (3)
  • MLAW 670 Survey of Taxation (3)
  • UNIV LIB University Library Course (0)
  • And the following three courses in the School of Business & Leadership:
  • FNCE 652 Financial Planning (3)
  • FNCE 653 Financial Analysis (3)
  • FNCE 654 Portfolio Analysis (3)