MJ Concentration in International Business & Trade Law

Position yourself for a successful international legal career with our MJ Concentration in International Business & Trade Law. Optimized to provide degree candidates with a solid foundation in the rules, regulations, and legal approaches underlying international business and trade law, our MJ concentration offers enhanced marketability by building on Chicago's legal, business, and trade resources.

Our curriculum combines coursework, skills training, and research developed to meet the needs of a changing world and marketplace. Courses are taught by leading U.S. academics and international and trade law practitioners who have international practices and who know the cutting-edge issues involved in trade, investment, and regulation.


Effective Fall 2020, new students are not being admitted to this program. Please contact the program directly for more information.

MJ Concentration in International Business & Trade Law candidates must complete 30 credit hours in order to earn their degree. In addition to the required course, candidates will earn the remaining credits to fulfill their degree requirements by selecting elective courses from the list below. Degree candidates must graduate within 5 years with a 2.5 GPA or higher. PleaseĀ 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. Students should consult their appropriate Center regarding their degree requirements.


Elective MJ Courses

Please review each course description to determine what prerequisites apply.