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FIU J.M. FAQ’s

Is the J.M. degree right for me?
 The J.M. degree is designed for non-lawyers whose careers would benefit from increased legal knowledge or expertise, but who neither want nor need a law degree to excel in highly regulated industries.

How long does it take to earn the J.M. degree?
 J.M. students take ten credits per semester for three semesters, allowing them to earn their degree in eleven months.

How often do classes meet?
 How often? Classes meet three days per week, on Tuesday evenings, Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings. Class meetings are recorded to accommodate students’ professional obligations.

When do classes begin?
2019-2020 classes begin on August 26, 2019 and end on August 1, 2020.

What are the tuition and fees for the program?
 The total tuition and fees for the program total $24,726,30.

Am I eligible for financial aid?
 Yes! FIU Law offers need-based grants to its J.M. students, in addition to traditional financial aid options. You can complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid here to help our financial aid office determine your eligibility.