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Legal Studies, BA or BS


May 24, 2022

A Solid Legal Foundation

Our society's need for legal services continues to increase and develop into new areas of law such as cyber law, international business transaction law, intellectual property, health care and environmental law.  This growing need ensures unlimited career opportunities with competitive starting salaries.  Paralegals and other legal professionals work in many fields such as law firms, corporate in-house counsel, banking and financial institutions, hospitals, insurance companies, real estate title companies, legislative offices, state and federal government offices and institutions, and administrative agencies.


As a legal studies major, you will take classes such as:

  • The Legal Environment of Business
  • Torts
  • Real Estate Law
  • Civil Litigation


Median national salary for Paralegals and Legal Assistants according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Program Highlights

  • Small Classes - most are under 20 students
  • Transfer-Friendly University - apply your community college courses toward a bachelor's degree
  • Personalized Advising - Faculty work with you one-on-one to schedule classes that meet your career goals



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