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Master of Jurisprudence –
Military and National Security Law Concentration

The Military and National Security 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. Military and National Security Law Concentration

The St. Mary’s M.Jur. in Military and National Security Law is for professionals in military, government and corporate positions requiring a working knowledge of the treaties, statutes and regulations that govern national security.

A degree program of this type is valuable in terms of developing your knowledge in the field of privacy as well as economic and national defense security.

Professionals in a wide variety of private-sector career fields will benefit from more knowledge about the laws which apply in the U.S. and to our international activities and relationships.

“A Master of Jurisprudence in Military and National Security Law exposes students to important contemporary legal issues with national and world-wide significance.”

-David Schlueter

Required Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online) 2
Legal Research and Writing (offered online) 2
Criminal Law (offered online) 4
Constitutional Law (offered online) 4

Additional Concentration Electives

Course Name Credit Hours
Military Law* 2
National Security Law*  3
Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation) (offered online) 3
Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
International Cyber Warfare 2
International Criminal Law 2
International Human Rights 3
Public International Law 3
Terrorism Law Seminar 2
Transnational Criminal Law  2
U.S. Treaties and International Research 2


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

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