Aristotle once said "Law is order, and good law is good order." It's true that, both in and out of the courtroom, legal professionals have the essential role of maintaining order in today's society. Earning a bachelor's in legal studies degree is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.
Post University's Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies Degree program curriculum provides students with a thorough grounding in ethical decision-making skills as they explore the relationship of the legal system to business, government and society. Our Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies Degree program faculty members bring both advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the field to our unique, student-oriented curriculum, which integrates Internet- and classroom-directed instructional technology to explore cutting-edge topics and traditional skill-based subject areas.
The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies Degree program is a career-focused pathway to a variety of professional careers where undergraduate legal skills are required. A bachelor's in legal studies degree will prepare you to enter a rewarding career as a paralegal in corporate, private, or government organizations, or to pursue an advanced degree in law school or graduate school.
Students pursuing a bachelor's in legal studies degree may choose a concentration in the following areas: Corporate Law, Law and Technology, Trial: Civil and Criminal, Environmental Law, and Law Office Administration. We encourage students to participate in internships and cooperative education experiences, which are available in a large variety of law firms, corporate legal departments, the court system, and government agencies.
Faculty Advisor Contact Information
Peter Chepya, Esq.
|LEGAL STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS DEGREE PROGRAM||51|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||12|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS||4|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||4 years|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|4-Year Degree Program Tuition and Fees*||$109,800|
|4-Year Room and Board*||$41,720|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost*||$6,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition and room and board rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits. For current tuition rates, go to http://www.post.edu/maincampus/tuition.shtml.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/23-1021.00|
|Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insuance||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1031.01|
|Immigration and Customs Inspectors||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.05|
|Arbitrartors, Mediators, Conciliators||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/23-1022.00|
|Legal Support Workers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/23-2099.00|
|Loan Interviewers and Clerks||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/43-4131.00|
|Administrative Services Managers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/11-3011.00|