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Master of Jurisprudence –
International and Comparative Law Concentration

The International and Comparative 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. International and Comparative Law Concentration

The M.Jur. in International and Comparative Law is a natural fit for professionals in diverse sectors including people in the military, law enforcement, the intelligence community and the diplomatic corps.

The curriculum also aligns with other related communities such as the Departments of Justice, Treasury, Commerce, Energy, and Homeland Security; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; plus state equivalents, such as Texas Health and Human Services.

In the private sector, professionals in a variety of backgrounds benefit from the curriculum including:

  • Those in the for-profit domestic and international business community  involved in international sales, trade, investment, finance and cyber security
  • Those in non-profit organizations
  • Media and newspaper professionals
  • Academic professionals in select fields of interdisciplinary teaching and research, such as business, international relations, history, economics, political science and other social sciences, philosophy and ethics.

-André Hamapton

International and Comparative Law Curriculum

Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online) 2
Legal Research and Writing (offered online) 2
Constitutional Law 4
Second First-year Course (or Property or Contracts, which are offered online) 4
Public International Law 3

Additional Concentration Requirements

Twelve additional credit hours from the list must be chosen. Remaining electives are at the discretion of the student with the director’s approval.

Required Courses Credit Hours
International Business Transactions 2
Admiralty Law 3
Comparative Legal Traditions 2
Comparative Law 3
Doing Business with Mexico 3
Import/Export Law 2
Human Rights 3
Legal Spanish and Mexican Legal Systems 3
International Commercial Arbitration 3
International Criminal Law 2
Cybersecurity 2
International Economic Law 2
International ADR and Tribunals 2
International White Collar Crime 2

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