The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies is facilitated entirely online, which enables working professionals to fit pre-law education into their busy lives. This career-relevant program was designed specifically for professionals enhancing their academic qualifications in preparation for attending law school. The program also attracts professionals interested in advancing their legal knowledge as paralegals, law enforcement officers, investigators, researchers, or a variety of functions within the legal discipline.
Students are taught legal fundamentals, legal research and effective writing by means of examining applicable case law. Students interact with motivated peers who share the same passion for legal studies and professional development. The legal studies faculty is comprised of knowledgeable instructors, many who are experts in law and related fields.
American Public University is part of the American Public University System, which is an officially recognized member of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC Member Number 5070).