Program Overview

The online BS in Legal Studies degree program from Post University prepares students to join a legal team and deliver helpful, effective, problem-solving legal services. The curriculum includes both traditional, skills-based paralegal courses and survey-type legal studies courses to give students the well-rounded education and experience employers look for in potential candidates. Graduates possess:

  • A comprehensive understanding of various specialized areas of the law
  • A professional level of organizational and written and oral communication skills
  • An understanding of the team concept for the delivery of legal services
  • Skills in the use of technology in the delivery of legal services
  • Ethical awareness and an understanding of the concept of integrity

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    • Accredited high school diploma or GED equivalent recognized by the Department of Education
    • Official transcripts
    • Cumulative 2.0 GPA or above

    Restrictions

    Not available for students residing in: AZ, HI, ME, MN, and NM.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1890 the Matoon Shorthand School offered commercial education training such as typing, bookkeeping, business writing, and shorthand courses. Today, Post University offers high quality education in the form of traditional New England campus programs, completely online programs, and evening and weekend formats. 

    Online programs are designed for adult students wanting to make a career change, as well as those taking their first college course. Degrees include associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, along with certificate programs.

    Benefits include:

    • Enroll in coursework while you complete the application processes.
    • Work one-on-one with an admissions counselor.
    • Learn from the same faculty that teach on-campus counterparts.
    • Choose whether to complete your entire degree online or enroll in a hybrid option (part online and part on campus).
    • Online programs are offered in 8-week accelerated semesters with 24/7 support.

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