Business Administration, BAS
The Legal Administration concentration introduces students to the U.S. justice system so that they have knowledge of legal procedures and terminology. Legal administrators oversee the business operations of law offices or legal departments within companies and government agencies.
Students learn how to perform case research and manage administrative and technical aspects of a law office. Careers in legal administration require varied levels of education and experience, and different law firms may have different requirements based on their expectations for a particular position.
The Legal Administration concentration is only available within the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree program. The Legal Administration concentration is not approved by the American Bar Association and not intended to prepare students as paralegals. For a pathway to a rewarding career as a paralegal, please see our 2 degree pathways: BA & BS in Legal Studies.
This concentration is only available within the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree programs.
The Junior and Senior years of this concentration can be completed on campus or entirely online.
In the Accelerated Bachelor/MBA Program, you will take undergraduate and graduate classes at the same time, substituting some required undergraduate classes with MBA classes. You can take up to 12 of the 36 hours required for the MBA early.
This information is presented for informational purposes. In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Undergraduate Bulletin, the Bulletin should always be used.
In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
A student who holds a completed A.A.S. or other approved technical Associate’s degree may transfer 40 semester hours of approved career and technical credit. Career and technical coursework may only be applied to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
The following is a list of approved programs:
Minimum grade of C required
Total Hours Required for Business Administration, BAS - Legal Administration Concentration: 121 Semester Hours