The University of Tulsa College of Law and Concord Law School of Kaplan University announced they will offer an online Master of Jurisprudence in Indian Law (MJIL) degree beginning August 2011.
The 30-credit-hour program is for college graduates, particularly those working in tribal governments and businesses, and government agencies, who are interested in learning about Indian law. The program is also for lawyers who wish to gain additional expertise or expand their practices.
The TU College of Law and its Native American Law Center already offer a Native American Law Certificate, which allows students pursuing a J.D. to specialize their degree by taking courses in Native American jurisprudence. The college also offers an LL.M. in American Indian and Indigenous Law.
“Our nationally recognized J.D. certificate program and LL.M. are extremely valuable to lawyers and judges working in the field of Native American law,” said G. William Rice, associate professor at the TU College of Law and co-director of the Native American Law Center. “Adding the ability for both lawyers and non-lawyers to pursue this new master’s degree in a fully online format expands our reach to working adults across the country who want to study with the top professors and practitioners in the field of Indian law today.”
To find out more about the TU College of Law, visit www.utulsa.edu/law.
For more information about Concord Law School, visit http://info.concordlawschool.edu.