Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

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

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.