Loyola University Chicago

Civitas ChildLaw Center

School of Law

MJ in Children's Law and Policy

The Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) is an online degree program for professionals who work with children and families in a variety of disciplines and fields of practice, including social work, education, health care, and the justice system. The two-year part-time master's degree program is designed to provide individuals with a firm understanding of law and policy as they affect children and families and to prepare graduates for leadership positions in their fields. The program is offered online through Loyola's nationally-recognized Civitas ChildLaw Center, making it possible for professionals throughout the U.S. and around the globe to pursue a graduate degree in children's law and policy.

See how our current MJ students and graduates are using their degree: