M.S.J Program Information

Division of Online Learning

Would you like to increase your marketability in the healthcare, information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, or biotechnology sectors? Seton Hall Law graduate programs can get you to where you want to go by offering our Master’s in law online. Whether you want to study health law, life sciences law, intellectual property, or financial services compliance online, or a combination of any two, there is a program for you.

Our Master's in Jurisprudence degree program is designed for students who are not interested in becoming lawyers, but rather are interested in gaining a solid foundation in the legal and regulatory aspects of their industries to enhance their effectiveness and marketability.

Admissions Standards

Our MSJ admissions committee is seeking applicants with a wide range of professional backgrounds and experiences. Applicants to the Master's degree in law must have a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent. In addition, each applicant should have professional experience in an area related to the academic concentration they wish to pursue: health, life sciences, information technology, telecommunications, or financial services, with preference given to applicants with two or more years of relevant experience. Admissions decisions are based on the quality of the applicant’s undergraduate performance, relevant professional experience and expected ability to do superior graduate work. Applicants are not required to take pre-admission tests such as the LSAT, GRE or GMAT.

Application Requirements

All MSJ applicants must submit the following:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Resume or employment information
  5. Personal statement (500-750 words explaining how the MSJ degree will help you achieve your professional goals)
  6. International applicants who are not native speakers of English must demonstrate proficiency in English
  7. International applicants must have transcripts evaluated, course-by-course, by one of the following agencies:
    1. Educated Choices
    2. Evaluation Services, Inc.
    3. Global Credential Evaluators
    4. Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education, Inc.
    5. World Education Services

MSJ Curriculum

For information on the MSJ curriculum and requirements for the academic concentrations, visit our curriculum page.

If our MSJ program suits your professional aspirations, please request information using the form on this page, fill out an application online or contact our Admissions team at 1-973-642-8482 to request a paper application.

Master of Science in Jurisprudence Online Degree | Open House - October 24, 2015

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