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Admissions Requirements for the Online MJ in Labor and Employment Law

The Online Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJ-LEL) is a two-year graduate program that can help accelerate your career and improve your day-to-day effectiveness, while fostering meaningful connections with other HR professionals.

Tulane University Law School is committed to recruiting and preparing students from diverse backgrounds to become credible leaders in human resources (HR) and labor and employment law. MJ-LEL students are chosen from among the nation's incumbent and aspiring human resource professionals, as well as those in management and leadership roles who have personnel responsibilities.

The Online MJ-LEL program from Tulane is delivered in a hybrid format through which students complete most of their coursework online and come to campus once for a multi-day Immersion Weekend. The program is ideally suited for accomplished, busy working professionals from companies across the nation.

To be considered for admission, an applicant must have:

  1. A bachelor's degree (at time of matriculation) from a regionally accredited institution
  2. Proficiency in English: All applicants whose first language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), achieving a minimum overall TOEFL score of 90, and demonstrate proficiency in English by completing one year of full-time study with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) at a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
  3. A computer with a high-speed internet connection and basic computer proficiency, particularly in regard to word processing and internet skills

To complete the admissions process, applicants are required to submit:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume
  3. Official grade transcripts of undergraduate degree(s), any other degrees and any courses completed, even if a degree was not earned
    • Official transcripts and all supporting documents should be submitted to:
      Tulane University Law School
      ATTN: Jozette Kauffman
      6329 Freret Street
      New Orleans, LA 70118
  4. Personal statement
  5. One letter of recommendation, from someone who is not related to the applicant