Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies offers in-depth knowledge of the U.S. court system, legal writing and research, legal practice, and various types of law, while emphasizing governance, civil and criminal processes, and the theory and philosophy of justice. This degree is helpful preparation for careers such as court administrator, investigator, paralegal, law clerk, court clerk, and similar jobs requiring a broad understanding of law and the legal field. Knowledge gained from this degree is applicable to many employers such as law firms, corporations, and local and national government agencies.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      122
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $270.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $270.00
    • Military Rate:
      $250.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $2,100.00
    • Fees Overview :

      This degree is also available through APU’s sister institution, American Military University (AMU), with the same tuition, fees and admission requirements.

      Fees:

      • Technology Fee (per course): $50
      • Graduation Fee (one-time): $100
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $35,040.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $35,040.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Military:
      $32,600.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits). Official transcripts.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Distance Education Accrediting Commission,North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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