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Master of Jurisprudence –
Environmental Law Concentration

The Environmental Law Concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence page for details about the overall program and other available options.

M.Jur. Environmental Law Concentration

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.

TheEnvironmental 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.

Steve Sheppard Web 2021

“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.

-Steve Sheppard

Required Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online) 2
Legal Research and Writing (offered online) 2
Contracts (offered online) 4
Property (offered online) 4

 

Additional Concentration Electives

Course Name Credit Hours
Administrative Law or Administrative Law & Regulatory Interpretation * (offered online) 3
Environmental Law * 2-3
Contracts Drafting 3
E-Discovery 2-3
Energy Law 2-3
Finance Course from Greehey School of Business 3
Public International Law 3
Land Use 3
Oil and Gas 2-3
Texas Water Law 2
Texas Environmental Law 2
Water Law 3

Courses marked with an * are required electives. Two additional courses from the list must be chosen.

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