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Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy - Curriculum

Candidates for the Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy must satisfactorily complete four full academic semesters for a total of at least 25 credit hours. Students may enroll in additional coursework with additional approval from the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Required Courses

First Fall

  • Overview of Legal Systems (2 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Contract Law (2 credits)
  • Health Care and Programs Benefits (2 credits)

First Spring

  • Ethics and Professionalism (2 credits)
  • Law and Aging (2 credits)
  • Guardianships and Alternatives (3 credits)

Second Fall

  • Legal Research (1 credit)
  • Long Term Care Planning (3 credits)
  • Housing/Home Ownership (3 credits)

Second Spring

  • Thesis (2 credits)
  • Administrative Law (3 credits)


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