The master’s model in law and conflict resolution is designed for students anticipating careers as reporters and editors who want to develop particular expertise in the coverage of legal issues. The model promotes this interest by providing students with a model that includes the opportunity to take several courses at the MU Law School. It also will be helpful for master’s students in media management or strategic communications who are interested in a greater understanding of the legal environment of the media.
Choose one of the following four courses:
The Law School elective courses are organized by three tracks – civil rights and international law, business law, general law – to help students more quickly identify areas of specific interest, and to develop deeper concentrations in desired areas. However, students may take any available course in satisfying this requirement. Course offering and availability varies by semester, and enrollment is subject to professor approval. See the academic adviser for available courses and further information.
May be selected from one or more of the core programs for other masters models:
Note: The university requires at least half of a graduate student’s coursework to be in 8000-level (or greater) courses. 4000-level (and below) courses do not carry graduate credit. Some courses will not be offered every semester. Plan accordingly by checking with your graduate adviser and the registrar’s schedule of courses for current course availability.