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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 Environmental Law 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. Environmental Law Concentration
Understanding the treaties, statutes and regulations that govern the interplay between the harnessing of natural resources and conservation efforts is necessary for any professional in the field of energy, environmental impact assessment or sustainable development.
Through this program students will develop a fundamental understanding of the legal principles underpinning the core environmental laws that address environmental pollution, use of natural resources and the responsibilities of private, corporate or governmental entities.
The Environmental Law concentration is one of many M.Jur. degree programs at St. Mary’s. You may also be interested in the Natural Resource Law concentration.
Environmental Law Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online)||2|
|Legal Research and Writing I (offered online)||2|
|Contracts (offered online)||4|
|Property (offered online)||4|
|Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online)||3|
Additional concentration requirements
|Oil and Gas||3|
|Public International Law||3|
|Texas Water Law||2|
|Texas Environmental Law||2|
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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.
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