Professional Legal Studies

The professional legal studies degree will provide you with a well-rounded education, including an emphasis in legal training that affords you a unique and valuable perspective upon entering various professions in which knowledge of the law is essential.

The online professional legal studies program consists of a major core of legal courses to include legal research, contracts, torts, civil procedure, business law, administrative law, and evidence. An introduction to legal principles, the adversary system and a capstone course round out the major core legal courses required of this program.

You will develop the ability to communicate clearly, systematically, and logically and also to utilize valuable critical thinking skills during the communication process. This program will train you for employment in a number of professional areas in which a basic understanding of the law and legal principles are beneficial.