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Master of Jurisprudence

The 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

Students in an environmental science program at St. Mary's

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
Environmental Law 3
Contracts (offered online) 4
Property (offered online) 4
Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online) 3

Additional concentration requirements

Two additional electives from the list must be chosen.
Courses Credit Hours
Contracts Drafting 3
E-Discovery 2
Energy Law 2
Land Use 3
Oil and Gas 3
Public International Law 3
Texas Water Law 2
Texas Environmental Law 2
Water Law 3

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