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Legal Studies Degree - Bachelor of Science

Program Details

The accelerated undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Bellevue University presents material of both practical and theoretical import for those anticipating professional or graduate school as well as those considering a broad range of career options in both the public and private sectors. The curriculum provides a defined base in legal principles and practice, with emphasis on the application of legal theory to real practice.

This degree program offers a solid foundation in legal theory and practice, introducing students to various fields of law and a range of topics covered in-depth at law school. The online program explores the interrelationships of law and society, legal philosophy and societal institutions, and jurisprudence and legal history. The curriculum is regularly evaluated and updated so students courses are based on current knowledge, research, and case studies in the field. Students will learn from professors who are legal practitioners with real-world experience in legal services, law, and policy.


This bachelor completion program requires 127 total credits. Must have associate’s degree or 60 semester hours for transfer; with a “C-“ or higher. Official documentation of high school completion. Official transcripts from accredited higher education institutions previously attended.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Bellevue University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).