Master of Jurisprudence in International and Comparative Business Law - Admission
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The deadline for applications is July 1, however, applicants who submit their application, resume and personal statement by July 1 will receive an extension to July 15 to submit their TOEFL/IELTS scores (if required), transcripts and recommendation letters. Please use the PDF application linked below. Be sure to review the instructions and requirements for your application. For more information or assistance, please email us at GradPrograms@law.stetson.edu.
Master of Jurisprudence Application Checklist
- Complete application form
- Personal Statement of less than 1,200 words answering the question:“What are your professional goals and how would the M.J. program enhance your career?”
- Official transcripts from all colleges, universities and graduate or professional schools attended
- GRE, GMAT or a request to waive due to adequate experience
- One letter of recommendation
Additional Documents for Foreign Applicants:
- TOEFL score (≥88 internet-based) –OR- IELTS score (≥6.5), if applicable
- Complete Financial Declaration Form (PDF) (for those needing visas)
- Credential Evaluation of Transcripts and Degrees
Foreign applicants planning to request a student visa should also review Processing a Student Visa.
All applicants must demonstrate strong academic achievement and must be proficient in the English language. Students whose first language is not English, or did not earn a degree in an institution/country where English is the primary language of instruction will be required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score. The TOEFL score requirement will be set at 88 and the IELTS score requirement will be set at 6.5. In exceptional circumstances, a student may be interviewed by the Assistant Dean of International and Graduate Programs and a member of the Admissions Committee, if the language score is less than the standard. Decisions on admission for these students will be made on a case by case basis.
International and domestic applicants will be required to submit a GRE taken with the last 5 years as a part of the application package. The GRE may be waived for working professionals in certain cases.
Note: Admission to the M.J. programs does not guarantee admission to the J.D. program. Students who apply to the J.D. program after completing the M.J. may not transfer any M.J. courses or credits from that program to the M.J.