Seek justice. Encourage the oppressed. Plead the case of the orphan and the widow.
These charges to believers and the growing interest in global justice
spurred Regent University's School of Law to develop new concentrations
in Human Rights and General Legal Studies for its Master of Arts in Law
(M.A.) program, launching Fall 2015.
Both of these 30-credit hour programs
are designed for adult learners seeking to enhance their careers in
fields such as business, human resources, criminal justice, national
security and non-profit management.
The concentration in General Legal Studies will include courses in
Christian Foundations of Law, American Legal System & Writing, with
the opportunity for students to complete 24 credits in one or more M.A.
in Law concentrations. The Human Rights concentration will train
graduate students in areas such as child advocacy, national security and
"There are few law schools that have the same breadth of concentrations
that Regent offers, and offer quality online education," said James
Davids, associate law professor and director of Regent Law’s L.L.M. and
M.A. programs. "Regent has more M.A. in Law courses and students than
any other law school in the country. This entrepreneurial education
should be attractive to anyone who wants to advance their resume and
career with a quality, practical degree."
Davids explained that these two new programs were created with the
acknowledgement that students want to follow their own path to academic
success. These programs will allow them to do just that.
Regent began the M.A. in Law program during Fall 2014, and currently enrolls more than 100 students.
"We seeks students with academic gifts, passion and time to graduate
successfully from these programs," said Davids. "If someone has the
ability to succeed, plus the drive and passion for human rights in
general, then we want to help them reach their calling through the human
Learn more about Regent University's School of Law and the
Master of Arts in Law.
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