Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree program could help you advance your career or prepare for a future career in business, government, health care, or legal services.* Our outcomes-oriented curriculum was developed by professionals experienced in law, policy, and education and emphasizes the political, governmental, and constitutional framework of the American legal system, while helping you develop your communication, critical thinking, and research skills. You can also choose from elective courses that focus on a particular legal topic.

The online platform provides you with the flexibility to access our user-friendly classes virtually anywhere you have an Internet connection. Kaplan University aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.† For over 75 years, Kaplan University has helped students meet their higher education goals, and we believe that with your talent, drive, and a new degree you could position yourself to advance in your career. 

*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. Graduates are not authorized to practice law and will not be eligible to sit for any state’s bar examination.

†Kaplan University does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    School Overview

    Our Mission

    Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in today’s diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.

    About Kaplan University

    Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University not only offers online programs, but campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as social and behavioral sciences, business, criminal justice, education, health sciences,  information systems and technology,  legal studies, and nursing. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.

    Who We Are

    Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.

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