International Legal Studies (J.M.)

International Legal Studies (J.M.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
JURI 510Introduction to Legal Systems and Research3
JURI 515Legal Writing and Analysis3
JURI 580Ethics and Professional Responsibility3
JURI 600Foundations of Law3
JURI 610Jurisprudence/Legal History3
Choose 15 credit hours of the following:15
Law and Economics
International Business Law
International Public Law
International Trade Law
International Law and Diplomacy
The Law of Armed Conflict
International Human Rights Law
Total Hours30

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
JURI 510 Introduction to Legal Systems and Research 3
JURI 600 Foundations of Law 1 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Second Semester
JURI 515 Legal Writing and Analysis 3
JURI 520 Constitutional Law 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Third Semester
JURI 580 Ethics and Professional Responsibility 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
 Total Hours30

Course must be completed during the first term of enrollment in the program


Choose one of the following courses: JURI 620, JURI 630, JURI 640, JURI 650, JURI 660, JURI 670, or JURI 680

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