The Regent University Master of Arts in Law (M.A.) is purposely designed to aid (1) working students who wish to study law for professional advancement (2) students seeking a practical academic credential to increase their marketability as they launch their career. Although the master's degree in law does not prepare graduates to practice law, it is a challenging program that grounds students in foundational legal contexts, taught through a Christian worldview, so they can better understand the laws that affect their chosen career.
Courses: View required and elective courses.
Length: 30 credit hours. Students can complete this degree in as little as 12 months, and may begin the program in August, October, January, or March.
Format: Offered part-time or full-time, on campus or online.
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Features: Our master's degree in law offers the following concentrations to further specialize your degree to your career context.
Administration & Regulatory Law—On Campus/Online*
Criminal Justice—On Campus/Online*
General Legal Studies—On Campus/Online**
Human Resources Management—Online
Human Rights—On Campus
National Security—On Campus/Online*
Wealth Management & Financial Planning (CFP® Board Registered)—Online
*Offered online with a limited course selection.
**Offered entirely online and on campus with some online courses.
Whether you are in business, government, human resources, policy administration, or another field, our master's degree in law will prepare you to effectively interact with legal professionals and apply the law to your professional setting.
By exploring a multidisciplinary breadth of classic texts, students gain an appreciation of the biblical foundations of the law and legal institutions of the United States.
Note: This M.A. degree does not necessarily qualify a student for entry into a JD program. Pursuant to American Bar Association (ABA) standards, no course credit from this M.A. program may later be transferred into a JD program.