Individuals interested in a future in the field of law can pursue this online bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from APUS. Students can use knowledge from this degree program in settings such as law firms, corporations, and local and national government agencies.
The curriculum of this online law degree examines the US court system, legal writing and research, legal practice, and various types of law. An emphasis is placed on governance, civil and criminal processes, and the theory and philosophy of justice. Graduates can pursue positions including court administrator, investigator, paralegal, law clerk, court clerk, and more.
Students can customize the degree to fit their professional interests with electives such as:
- Sports law, risk, and regulation
- Hotel and restaurant law
- Environmental policy, regulation, and law
- Cyberlaw and privacy in a digital age
- Immigration law and policy
- Military law
- International law
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.