Bachelor of Science in Legal Support & Services / Paralegal Studies
Purdue University Global

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Support & Services program at Purdue University Global provides a solid foundation in legal theory and practice, offering you a broad-based knowledge of the law as well as practical areas of study required by many professions both inside and outside the legal field. The program could also prepare you for or enhance your skills within the paralegal field.

The curriculum is regularly evaluated and updated so your courses are based on current knowledge, research, and case studies in the field. You'll learn from professors who are legal practitioners with real-world experience in legal services, law, and policy. And you’ll have regular opportunities to collaborate with faculty members and classmates via live seminars, discussions boards, and one-on-one instructor interactions.

The legal support and services bachelor’s degree is not just for those seeking to work in a law firm. Corporations, insurance firms, consulting firms, and health care institutions often hire legal support and services staff.

The Paralegal Studies concentration offered within the program includes courses in litigation, criminal law, and administrative law.

Requirements

  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of: IN, MA, NH, RI, UT, or WY.