Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law

MJ Concentration in Privacy & Technology Law

Technology and privacy issues affect nearly every aspect of our lives, and knowing the law and underlying policies is crucial to employability in our technology-driven world. Our MJ Concentration in Privacy & Technology Law provides IT industry professionals and policy makers with a command of the legal and policy issues shaping the global information marketplace. We remain the only graduate law program in the country that emphasizes privacy as part of its core curriculum.

Select courses are available online through eDegrees distance education.

Requirements

Degree candidates pursuing the MJ Concentration in Privacy & Technology Law must complete 30 credit hours in order to earn their MJ degree. In addition to required courses, you will select elective courses specific to your areas of interest.

Our Privacy & Technology Law concentration attracts non-attorney professionals who desire a better understanding of information technology and privacy law. To accommodate the diverse needs and experiences of degree candidates, the program may be pursued full time or part time. Most of our degree candidates complete the program within two years. Please read the Time Limits on Degree Completion Policy.

Students who matriculated prior to August 16, 2019, are subject to degree requirements in place when they first enrolled, provided they complete those requirements within the time limit for degree completion and do not interrupt their enrollment without formal approval. Degree requirements in effect prior to August 2019 are available on eCommons; students should consult their degree audit for further information.

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Proposed Schedule

Due to the diversity of courses offered, degree candidates interested in pursuing the MJ Concentration in Privacy & Technology Law should consult with the Center to plan a specific degree program tailored to their needs. MJ Concentration in Privacy & Technology Law candidates must complete their degree within five years.

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