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Associate of Science in Legal Studies

Earn Your Associate Degree in Legal Studies Online or On Campus!

If you have been thinking about what it would be like to help others navigate the law and solve legal problems, the Associate of Science in Legal Studies program at Post University may be for you.

Our associate degree in legal studies program explores what it takes to develop skills for legal research, civil litigation, real estate closings, estate administration and probate practice, business law, and more. In addition to pursuing specific and relevant legal and paralegal knowledge, you will be given opportunities to build professional skills for communication and decision-making. The program also provides elective opportunities you could use to better understand legal issues involved in different areas such as family law and bankruptcy practice.

What Could I Do with an Associate in Legal Studies?

Upon completion of this associate degree in legal studies, online or on our main campus, you will have had the opportunity to develop and hone specific legal skills and knowledge in the context of ethical practice. Coursework offers the tools you could use to explore a future in areas of legal research, civil litigation, family law and practice, research and writing of legal documents, and more. You may be able to use your legal studies education in business, non-profit work, public service, and more. Or, you could use your associate degree in legal studies as a steppingstone to the bachelor’s degree program here at Post.

Industry-Focused Curriculum for Professional Skills

Coursework for your program is designed to help you build the foundation of insights and practical skills necessary to:

  • Better use the technology involved in the delivery of legal services
  • Work as a team player in the delivery of legal services under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of subject-specific skills in legal work
  • Communicate more effectively and professionally
  • Provide relevant services based on ethical awareness and integrity
  • Understand opportunities in law firms, corporate legal departments, government, and non-profit settings
  • And more!

The Associate of Science in Legal Studies degree is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any legal credential, such as a state law license or a paralegal certification.

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Pursue Your Associate in Legal Studies at Post!

At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout your associate degree in legal studies, online or on campus. We are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Ready to pursue an education that offers a better understanding of legal studies and the fields surrounding it? Contact us to learn more about our associate degree in legal studies.

A Word from Our Program Chair

“The legal studies program attracts students who are interested in law. We offer a broad-based education in legal studies. Students have the opportunity to obtain exceptional legal skills and knowledge.”

Linda Latimer, JD
Program Chair, Legal Studies

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