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One of the most diverse law schools in the nation, St. Mary's prepares its graduates for the competent and ethical practice of law in a community that supports educational excellence.
Master of JurisprudenceThe Criminal Justice concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence program page for details about the overall program and other available concentrations.
M.Jur. Criminal Justice Concentration
The St. Mary’s M.Jur. in Criminal Justice provides a curriculum that builds a deep of understanding of criminal law that goes far beyond law enforcement academy or lower-level college courses in criminal law and procedure.
It prepares graduates to deal with the broad range and depth of legal issues that increasingly confront criminal justice, law enforcement and corrections professionals at all levels.
Criminal Justice Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online)||2|
|Legal Research and Writing (offered online)||2|
|Constitutional Criminal Procedure||3|
|Texas Criminal Procedure||3|
|Second First-year Course (or Property or Contracts, offered online)||4|
Additional Concentration Requirements
|Comparative Criminal Procedure||3|
|Federal Criminal Procedure||2|
|Advanced Criminal Procedure||2|
|Federal Criminal Law||2|
|Law and Mental Heath||2|
Ready to take the next step?
Curious which M.Jur. concentration is right for you? Questions about the admission process or the program? Our admission team will work with you to answer any questions and help you through the process when you’re ready.
Learn about the application process, deadlines and requirements for the Master of Jurisprudence program: