Regent Law Program Summaries
Regent University offers a rigorous legal curriculum that includes the Juris Doctor, approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), the online M.A. in Law and the LL.M. Whether you choose to pursue a master’s degree in law or earn your Juris Doctor, Regent helps you carefully explore the foundations of the law, to better equip you to serve clients with excellence, humility and integrity. We offer law degrees with a difference. You will receive a Christian education that integrates academic excellence with biblical faith and values. Explore our law degree programs below.
The Juris Doctor (J.D.), available in 3-year, part-time, and accelerated formats, is academically excellent and competitive with law schools nationwide. Our Moot Court Program is ranked in the Top 5 nationally* and our bar passage rates place us among the best in the nation*. Our internationally recognized faculty and robust advocacy skills training program will equip you with knowledge of the law in key areas and provide strategic bar exam preparation for licensing in any jurisdiction across the country. Regent Law students are uniquely equipped to practice law with honesty, integrity, and Christian values.
*Top 5 Moot Court Program nationally – Report of University of Houston Law, 2016; 95% Overall Bar Passage Rate (#1 Among Virginia Law Schools), Virginia Bar Exam, July 2017; Class of 2017: 100% Bar Passage Rate (Honors Graduates); 100% Bar Passage Rate in 11 States; 86% Bar Passage Rate Nationwide; 88% Bar Passage Rate, Uniform Bar Exam.
30 credit hours | Online
The Master of Arts in Law, offered fully online (with select on-campus course options), will help you gain expertise in legal issues that intersect with your career field and strengthen your marketability. Taught from a Christian worldview, our M.A. in Law offers numerous concentrations that allow you to customize your graduate program in law to better understand the regulations that affect your career. Build on foundational legal studies courses in theory, writing, and critical thinking so you may effectively operate within a government, corporate, nonprofit, or legal environment, providing an astute legal perspective to those you lead and serve.
30 credit hours | Online
The M.A. in Financial Planning & Law, offered completely online (with select on-campus course options in Virginia Beach), will prepare you to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. Through this financial planning degree, you will learn to guide individuals and corporations through the intricacies of managing wealth. This comprehensive wealth management program is uniquely housed in Regent’s School of Law and gives you access to our Juris Doctor program estate planning and tax experts. You will enjoy coursework integrated with a Christian perspective and grounded in legal thought, writing, and critical thinking to help you gain a competitive edge.
30 credit hours | On Campus or Online/On-Campus Hybrid
Awarded an A+ for Best Value by The International Jurist (2017), the Master of Laws in American Legal Studies, offered online and on campus, is designed for graduates of accredited institutions outside the United States who have already earned a J.D.-equivalent law degree and want to pursue studies in American law. With this challenging degree, you will be able to learn the influences of law, policy, and government around the globe, meeting the significant demand by international lawyers for training in American law.
30 credit hours | Online or On Campus
Awarded an A+ for Best Value by The International Jurist (2017), the Master of Laws in Human Rights, offered exclusively on campus, provides an advanced understanding of international, regional and domestic human rights protection from a biblical perspective. Through rigorous coursework, you will learn the origins and legal and philosophical basis for the modern international human rights movement. This human rights degree is ideal for students with a passion for change, who want to combine their legal education and Christian values to make a lasting difference. Invest in your calling by considering our law degree programs.