Legal Risk Management, Contracting, and Compliance

The Juris Master in Legal Risk Management, Contracting, and Compliance is a 30-credit-hour degree specifically designed for non-lawyers, such as legal risk managers, claims managers, customer safety specialists and other types of corporate risk managers and compliance officers, seeking additional training to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the law and advance their careers.

Professionals in the legal risk management, contract risk management and compliance fields can greatly benefit from the Juris Master program. Through foundational law courses and electives, students can gain an in-depth understanding of the law and regulations to enhance their professional development and effectiveness.

Advanced courses in this area include Contract Risk Management, Vendors and Other Third-Party Risk Management, Insurance Contracts, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Organizations, Governance, Risk Management and Compliance, Consumer Protection Law, Government Contracting, Project Management: Contracting and Compliance, and a variety of cybersecurity, privacy, and data analytics courses.

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Program Highlights

 Online with Asynchronous Courses – Learn whenever, wherever; there is no on-campus requirement. Courses include pre-recorded lectures and interaction with peers and professors through discussion boards and constructive feedback on assignments.

 Innovative and Relevant Curriculum – Benefit from a curriculum developed with the advice of industry professionals and prominent in-house and outside counsel to combine academic knowledge and practice-based learning. The program offers numerous and varied courses that target real-world compliance issues faced by many industries.

National Recognition – Earn a degree from a top 50 law school and top 20 Public University (U.S. News & World Report, 2022).

► Affordable Tuition Rates – Obtain a competitively priced degree at $683 per credit for in-state students and slightly higher, after scholarships, for out-of-state students. Find more information on our Juris Master Online Tuition page.

 Flexible and Customizable – Take the number of courses that makes sense for your schedule. Students have the flexibility to take the number of courses that works best for them each semester. Additionally, students can select courses from other concentrations, tailoring their curriculum to meet their own professional and personal goals. 

 Outstanding Faculty Engage in courses taught by the same world-class professors who teach on campus, coupled with prominent industry experts.

 Professional Networking  Interact with alumni, potential employers, faculty members and fellow students in virtual engagement and professional development opportunities.

 Academic Resources – Access online research databases and other resources available to on-campus students. 

 Career Services – Launch or advance a career with support from a full-service career center.

We are currently accepting applications for the summer and fall 2024 terms! You can find our deadlines here.

The Juris Master Program encourages all applicants to submit their applications by the priority deadline.

If you are interested in applying after the priority deadline, please email to discuss how to complete an application.


If you have questions and would like to speak with a member of the Juris Master Program team, please contact us at or 850.644.7591.