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Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Pursue Your Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies Online or On Campus

Interested in pursuing a future in law? Discover what it takes to help others navigate the law and legal issues with an education in legal studies. Pursue your Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies at Post University!

Courses for your bachelor’s degree provide learning opportunities to help you cultivate a deeper understanding of various areas of the law in the context of ethical practice. These are the opportunities you could use to develop practical skills in legal research and writing, civil litigation, real estate closings, probate practice, family law and practice, environmental law and practice, intellectual property practice, business organizations and practice, and bankruptcy practice. In addition to industry-specific skills, coursework also facilitates building and honing professional skills for writing, ethical decision-making, and more.

What Could I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies?

Classes for your degree in legal studies cover a wide range of areas involved in the industry, including business law, litigation, e-commerce, e-government, and more. Upon completion, you will have had the opportunity to learn how to use the technological tools required in the delivery of legal services as well as what it takes to work as a member of a legal services team. Or, you could use your Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies as a steppingstone toward pursuing a law school education.

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:

  • Attain a professional level of organizational abilities
  • Make better use of the technology involved in the delivery of legal services
  • Participate as a team player in the delivery of legal services under the supervision of a practicing attorney
  • Develop an understanding of various specialized areas of the law
  • Communicate in writing and speech more effectively and professionally
  • Adhere to ethical rules in the legal field
  • Pursue entry-level opportunities in law firms, law offices, and other settings for legal services
  • And more!

The Bachelor 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 Bachelor’s Degree 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 campus-based or online legal studies degree. We are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Ready for a degree that offers a better understanding of the legal system, court system, and other areas of the law? Contact us to learn more about our bachelor’s 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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