BBA in Legal Studies
The Fox School of Business offers undergraduate students the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degree education with an accelerated online Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The online degree is designed for busy working professionals who have already earned previous college credits.
The online BBA offers students a curriculum with the option of several concentrations; students can choose to focus their BBA education in the areas of: Accounting, Business Management, Legal Studies and Marketing. The area of Legal Studies intends to prepare graduates for entry into the related fields of criminal justice, law, paralegal, politics, political science and government. The specialized curriculum is designed to build on already learned foundations while also introducing students to theories, roles, and responsibilities required of professionals in the industry.
Legal studies are a vital part of many business entities, private organizations, and government agencies. Students seeking to finish their bachelor education with the concentration on Legal Studies may use the degree designation for immediate entry as paralegals, legal assistants, court administration or as the foundation for additional education pursuits at a masters or doctorate level in law school. The curriculum is comprised of core legal courses and the required general education courses to earn the BBA degree. The core legal courses introduce students to legal concepts through the use of actual court cases, trial simulations, negotiations, and other skills that stress written and oral communication.
A higher education in the area of legal studies may strengthen a student’s awareness of essential concepts of criminal behavior and legalities behind judicial action. Successful students may also combine the concentration with previous experiences or careers to gain the most personal and professional growth. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the content required to sit for the Law School Admissions Test as well as join the University’s Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity to maintain resources and gain employment opportunities after successful completion of the BBA degree program.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Students in the online BBA degree should have completed some college credits before entering into the program.
Temple University is a comprehensive, public institution of higher learning located in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since its foundation in 1884, Temple has prepared the largest body of professionals in Pennsylvania. Temple was founded by Russell Cornwell, a Yale-educated Boston lawyer and ordained Baptist minister who began teaching at Grace Baptist Church in Pennsylvania. From the popular classes at the Church, Temple University grew.
Temple offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates from the following colleges and schools:
- Tyler School of Art
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- College of Education
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- Boyer College of Music and Dance
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Podiatric Medicine
- College of Public Health
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- School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
Temple Online offers many graduate degrees in completely online formats. Fully online accredited graduate programs are both designed and taught by our outstanding Temple University faculty.
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