Master of Jurisprudence in Education Law
School of Law
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.
M.Jur. Education Law Concentration
An education administrator may provide advice in matters pertinent to education law, such as student residency, governance issues, the principal and teacher selection and retention process, student discipline, special-education law, tuition fraud and in the development of educational policies.
This demands an understanding of an ever-changing public policy scheme and how to track, monitor and alter existing plans and curriculum appropriately.
M.Jur. at St. Mary's Law
The Education Law concentration is one of many M.Jur. degree programs at St. Mary’s. All are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College and have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).
Education Law Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System||2|
|Legal Research and Writing I||2|
Required foundational concentration requirements
|Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online)||3|
|School Finances Seminar||2|
|Family Law Mediation||2|
|The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)||3|
|Child Protective Services Seminar||2|
|Special Education Law||2|
|Mental Health and the Law||2|
|Federal Education Law||2|
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