Learn the skills needed to enter legal support professions.
The Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs in Legal Studies give students a broad skill set with which to enter the exciting and competitive legal support professions. By developing your critical reasoning abilities as you improve your skills in communication, research, writing, and more, you may even open up additional future possibilities in law-related professions. Various tracks within the Bachelor’s degree program allow students to concentrate on:
- Law firm administration
- Health and elder law
- The business of law
You will be prepared to perform law-related work under the supervision of a lawyer, such as analyzing legal issues; investigating and evaluating facts; preparing pleadings, contracts, forms, legal memoranda, and other documents; interviewing clients; assisting in case management; and executing other duties.
- Preparation to work in legal areas such as business/corporate, real estate, family, criminal, and intellectual property law, as well as a variety of legal settings including small and large law firms, government and regulatory agencies, courts, and not-for-profit organizations.
- Faculty who are licensed attorneys offer firsthand knowledge and experience
- Hands-on experience with technology used in law firms
- Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments
- A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees