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Online Legal Studies Degree Programs

Legal studies majors support our system.

As a legal studies major, you may work as a paralegal, supporting a lawyer or firm.  You may also work as a legal researcher, lobbyist, or advocate. A legal studies major prepares you for many roles.

There are many online legal studies degree programs, including Bachelor’s degrees online. Paralegals make approximately $39,130 per year, but that’s not the only career open to you as a legal studies major. Others include:

  • Lobbyist
  • Court administrator
  • Legislative researcher
  • Paralegal
  • Law clerk

Did you know that the study of law is called Jurisprudence?

As a student in legal studies, you will learn this and so much more.

There are a variety of theories within the study of law and its concepts, Four popular schools of thinking include legal positivism, critical legal studies, natural law, and legal realism.

The study of law began during the Roman Empire and has evolved throughout the generations.

Regardless of whether you want to use your studies to become a law clerk or a court reporter, learning about law and its concept is a way to advance your career.

Are you ready to take the next step?

Our programs listed below offer you a variety of options. Each program we offer, allows you flexibility by taking your courses online. Whether you are interested in an Associate’s or a Master’s, you can decide what plan works best for you.

Typical classes for any of the programs may include analytical thinking, criminal law, research, and civil procedure.

Take the time to explore our programs below. After you find a few that are interesting to you, request more information. An advisor will contact you, after we receive your information, to discuss your options and answer your questions.