Master of Jurisprudence in Environmental 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. Environmental Law Concentration
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 responsibility, be it private, corporate or government in nature.
M.Jur. at St. Mary's Law
The Environmental Law concentration is one of many M.Jur. degree programs at St. Mary’s. You may also be interested in the Natural Resouce Law concentration. All of our Master of Jurisprudence degrees are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College and have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).
Environmental Law Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System||2|
|Legal Research and Writing I||2|
|Contracts I (or Contracts I and II online)||3 (or 4 for Contracts I and II online)|
|Property I, Property II (or Property I and II online)||3 for Property I, 2 for Property II (or 4 for Property I and II online)|
|Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online)||3|
Additional concentration requirements
|Oil and Gas||3|
|Public International Law||3|
|Texas Water Law||2|
|Texas Environmental Law||2|
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Curious which M.Jur. concentration is right for you? Questions about the admission process or the program? Our admission team will work with you to answer any questions and help you through the process when you’re ready.
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