Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
Abraham Lincoln University

Program Details

The online BS in Legal Studies degree program from Abraham Lincoln University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the legal system through core courses, as well as the ability to pursue individual interests through electives in areas like family law, immigration law, environmental law, bankruptcy, and more. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Communicate effectively and apply concepts from a wide variety of legal disciplines, as well as other disciplines such as business, sociology, and communications, to assigned tasks in a law-related environment
  • Perform legal research and writing tasks using online and in-person library resources for a wide variety of legal problems
  • Edit and refine previously prepared legal documents to accommodate changes in circumstances and changes in the law
  • Prepare and write legal memoranda, motions, and other court documents for review by an attorney
  • Draft interoffice memoranda for the purpose of advising or informing supervising attorneys


  • Proof of High School Graduation or its equivalent
  • Documentation of a current government-issued photo ID
  • A resume, curriculum vitae or list of professional accomplishments
  • Transcripts for any previous undergraduate study that the applicant wants to submit to ALU for possible transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission