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MA in Law

Students in this Master of Arts in Law program at Regent University have the chance to advance their knowledge of the legal system, legal theories, and a variety of areas of the law. Keep reading to learn more about Regent's online MA in Law program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Law

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students applying for this MA in Law program should be highly motivated, have strong communication skills, and be interested in growing their legal knowledge. All applicants to Regent University graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's Master of Arts in Law program to offer students a chance to expand their legal knowledge without getting a Juris Doctor. Students might learn to evaluate legal issues, gain valuable communication skills, and analyze the philosophical underpinnings of the American legal system. Coursework dives into areas like property law, negotiations, human rights, and drafting contracts. Students can choose from 14 different concentrations, including national security, healthcare law, immigration law, and criminal justice.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Arts in Law:

The MA in Law degree requires students to complete four 3-credit core courses and 18 hours of courses in a concentration. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (12 credits)

  • Foundations Of Legal Thought
  • American Legal System & Writing
  • Legislation & Regulation
  • Constitutional Law & Policy I

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Students choose one of the following concentration options:
    • Advanced Paralegal Studies
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Business
    • Criminal Justice
    • Cybersecurity Law
    • General Legal Studies
    • Healthcare Law
    • Human Resources Law
    • Human Rights & Rule of Law
    • Immigration Law
    • International Business Transactions
    • National Security
    • Nonprofit Organization Law
    • Regulatory Compliance

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing the Master of Arts in Law program, graduates might choose to keep studying and enter law school or go for another graduate degree in the field of law or criminal justice. Some of the doctoral-level degrees graduates might consider:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Ph.D. in Law
  • Ph.D. in Criminology, Law & Society
  • Ph.D. in Justice Studies
  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice Administration

Career Paths:

Regent's MA in Law program was designed to give students a solid foundation in a wide-ranging variety of topics in law, which might allow students to pursue careers in an array of fields. Graduates might work at non-profits, corporations, or the government. Here are just a few that graduates might think about:

  • Wealth management advising
  • Litigation support
  • Legal advocacy
  • Corporate administration

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