Associate of Science in Legal Studies

The legal field is projected to grow about 17% in the next 7 years*, which means plenty of opportunities for you to get started in an exciting, challenging career path in law. 

 Our accelerated, career-focused degree program prepares you for a rewarding path as a paralegal in corporate, private, or government organizations. You’ll be ready to work in a large variety of law firms, corporate legal departments, the court system, and government agencies.

In our A.S. in Legal Studies program, you’ll:

  • Acquire specific legal skills and knowledge in the context of ethical practice

  • Learn skills such as legal research; civil litigation; real estate closings; estate administration & probate practice; family law & practice; bankruptcy practice and more

  • Become a candidate for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the field

* Job outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm

 

Post University’s Associate of Science in Legal Studies Degree provides students with the opportunity to acquire specific legal skills and knowledge in the context of ethical practice. It is a career-focused pathway to a variety of professional careers where undergraduate legal skills and knowledge are required. 

The program includes skills-based paralegal courses. Specific skills that are taught include, but are not limited to, legal research; civil litigation; real estate closings; estate administration & probate practice; family law & practice; and bankruptcy practice.  Careers are available in a large variety of law firms, corporate legal departments, the court system, and government agencies.

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