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Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Program Details

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. Purdue University Global 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, Purdue University Global 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. 

*Purdue University Global 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.

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

Accreditation & Licensing

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


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