Juris Master Degree Program

Earn a powerful Juris Master Degree at GMU’s Antonin Scalia Law School


    The Juris Master (JM) Degree Program is designed for professionals who are looking to build legal expertise as it relates to a variety of legal adjacent careers. Program participants develop independent specialization in the U.S. legal system with courses tailored toward achieving their specific career goals.

    With flexible online and hybrid online/on-campus programs all year round (fall, spring, summer), students can complete their Master program at their preferred pace – and finish in just one to two years.


    Accelerate your career

    • Choose your path – 6 specialized concentrations 
    • Hybrid and remote course options that serve working professionals
    • 15 credits required Core Curriculum and 15 credits specific to your chosen concentration
    • Full Law School Facility Access
    • One-on-One Career Advising

    Earn your JM degree with

    Antonin Scalia Law School

    No. 1

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    U.S. News and World Report ranking

    Antonin Scalia Law School

    A top-tier law school, the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University boasts the number one location for young attorneys in the U.S. and a top-25 faculty in terms of scholarly impact. Scalia Law’s Juris Master (JM) Degree Program offers professionals foundational training in an array of concentrations that interact with the U.S. legal system. This provides students with the expertise and network necessary to take the next step in their career. With classes broken into manageable sessions, access to the law school’s resources, and individualized attention across six industry specific concentrations, the new Juris Master Degree Program sets a course for career success.

    Juris Master Degree Program Details

    The Juris Master (JM) Degree Program at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School provides professionals across a wide variety of career specializations deeper understanding of the U.S. legal system and the various ways in which it affects their work. With six pre-set concentrations, each program of study provides targeted learning paths tailored to support motivated professionals on their leadership journey. 

    Concentrations offered in:

    Industry Concentrations

    The Juris Master program helps build professional expertise by combining foundational U.S. legal training with independent specialization. The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School offers six Juris Master concentration areas including Criminal Justice, Employment and Labor Relations, Financial and Commercial Services, Government Contracts and Regulation, Intellectual Property and Technology, and National Security, Cybersecurity, and Data Privacy.

    Law School Resources

    Unlike many remote-access programs, the Antonin Scalia Law School is committed to ensuring Juris Master students are fully included in the larger law school community. Students have individualized academic advising sessions and access to law school spaces for studying. Students are also invited to attend campus events, lectures, and panels, and to participate in student organizations.

    Career & Networking

    Juris Master students gain access to strategic networks through faculty and cohort connections. Career advising, guidance, and coaching are available alongside academic preparation and are designed to help advance each student’s professional career.

    Learn more about the Juris Master Degree Program