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Want a better understanding of specialized areas of the law? Pursue your legal studies education at Post University—online or on our main campus. As a student of either the Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies program, you will have the opportunity to explore the legal system in relation to business, government, and society as a whole, as well as how they could operate cohesively, ethically, and efficiently.

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Associate of Science in Legal Studies

At a Glance

2-Year
Program Length
60
Credit Hours
Online or
On Campus

The Associate of Science in Legal Studies program provides the learning opportunities you could use to enhance your understanding of the relationships between the legal system and business, government, and society as a whole. Coursework offers the industry-specific paralegal insights and skill-building opportunities to:

  • Communicate—in writing and through speech—at a professional level
  • Use the technology involved in the delivery of legal services
  • Be a team player in the delivery of legal services under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Provide subject-specific skills in legal work
  • And more!

Note

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.

Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

At a Glance

4-Year
Program Length
120
Credit Hours
Online or
On Campus

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies program provides learning experiences you could use to better explore, define, and understand the relationship of the legal system with businesses, the government, and society as a whole. This program offers the ability to customize your degree with four directed electives to more deeply explore areas such as business law, family law, environmental law, and more. Coursework offers the industry-specific paralegal insights and skill-building opportunities to:

  • Communicate effectively and clearly at a professional level
  • Better use the technology involved in delivery legal services
  • Work as part of the legal team under the supervision of a practicing attorney
  • And more!

Note

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. 

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“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, J.D., Program Chair, Legal Studies

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