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MA in Law - Business

Students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Business program at Regent University have the chance to learn compliance and regulation skills that would serve them in business law careers. Learn more about Regent's MA in Law program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Business

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

In addition to a bachelor's degree, students applying for this MA in Law - Business program should be highly motivated and interested in growing their knowledge of business law and the legal profession. All applicants to Regent University graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The MA in Law with a concentration in Business program was designed to offer students a practical alternative to a Juris Doctor degree that can be completed in just five semesters. The curriculum is tailored towards professionals who want to advance their careers in the field of business law. Students have the chance to learn about business transactions, legal analysis, negotiations, and contracts. Coursework in the Business concentration focuses on topics like employment law, business entities, and taxation -- things professionals need to know to stay compliant. All of these themes are explored from the perspective of the Christian faith.

Learning Format:

Online

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 with a concentration in Business:

The MA in Law - Business program requires 30 credit hours to complete. 2 are in introductory courses, 12 are core program courses, and another 18 are in the concentration. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (12 credits)

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

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Contract Law
  • Business Entities
  • Employment Law
  • Survey of Taxation
  • Managing People
  • 3 credit hours from any MA in Law concentration

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

For students who are looking to advance their legal knowledge or even prepare to practice law, there are a variety of continuing education options beyond the Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Business. At the doctoral level, students might find opportunities to learn about different specializations within the legal field, or they might prepare for teaching or research positions. Here are a few degrees that might be a good fit:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Ph.D. in Business Law
  • Doctor of Law

Career Paths:

Graduates of Regent University's MA in Law - Business program might understand how to communicate effectively on legal issues, navigate the American legal system, and help businesses stay compliant. With this knowledge, graduates may look for work in a range of fields, from employment law to taxation and contract law.

These areas might be logical next steps for graduates:

  • Human resources
  • C-level leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Real estate

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