Is a Career in Legal Studies Right for Me?
Understanding the law and how the legal system works is important for businesses. Many professionals, both in law and other industries need to understand the legalities inherent in successful business practices. The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies program at Hodges University not only provides an understanding of how our legal system works and the law, but also provides general business, management, and liberal arts skills that employers look for.
This degree is a launching point for students seeking to begin a law-related career, advance in their current career, attend law school or pursue further graduate studies. A Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies can give you the competitive edge you need to stand out in today's job market.
Continue Your Education
Why stop with a bachelor's degree? At Hodges University, you can obtain your Master of Science in Legal Studies, further enhancing your expertise and career options.
What is the Legal Studies Career Outlook?
Employment of legal occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
What Can I Do with This Degree?
- Legal Consultant
- Legal Assistant
- Legislative Liaison
- Litigation Analyst
- Court Administration
- Court Clerk
GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SERVICE
- FBI Agent
- Government Relations Director
- Law Enforcement
- Public Service Administrator
- Social Worker
- Contract Administrator
- Policy Developer
- Labor Relations
What Will I Learn?
Students in the legal studies bachelor's program develop critical reasoning, writing, communication and research skills while learning legal theory, fundamentals of law, litigation and more to prepare them for successful careers and/or to continue to graduate or law school.
How is Hodges University’s Legal Studies Program Different?
The Bachelor of Science in legal studies program is designed to be delivered online or in a traditional classroom format. Students may take classes online, on campus, or a combination of the two making it possible to attend classes while working full time.
Every instructor of law at Hodges University holds a Juris Doctor degree. All other instructors hold at least a master’s degree and experience in their respective field, ensuring that each student receives the best education and preparation in his/her career field.
Small Class Size
Our small class sizes allow for enhanced individual attention. With an average class size of 14 students, you will always receive the assistance and attention you need.
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Your admissions coordinator will:
- Help you complete the application in its entirety.
- Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
- Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
- Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
- Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
- Give you information regarding your orientation.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!