Is a Career in Legal Studies Right for
A Master of Science in Legal Studies is an asset to those who work
with lawyers or other areas of the law, in government and other professional
settings that require an understanding of the law. Pursuing this degree may also
be appropriate for those wishing to teach law or seek administrative
A legal studies degree can also be applied to many career
fields since understanding the law and how the legal system works is important
for businesses. All types of businesses have certain legal requirements inherent
in their day-to-day operations. A legal studies degree can provide the skills
necessary to keep businesses in compliance and running smoothly.
degree in legal studies from Hodges University not only provides essential
knowledge of the law and legal proceedings, but also helps students develop a
high level of analytical and critical thinking skills. Students become effective
problem solvers and efficient leaders.
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
- In-House Counsel
- Legal Assistant
- Litigation Support Director
- Jury Consultant
- Legal Services Director
GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SERVICE
- Civil Lawyer
- Law Enforcement Agency
- Social Worker
What Will I Learn?
Courses in the master's of legal studies program provide expertise in oral and written communication, research ability, negotiation and advocacy, identification of legal issues and potential risks and liabilities, and statutory, administrative and regulatory compliance. Students may chose to pursue a specific interest through the Capstone course.
How is Hodges University’s Legal
Studies Program Different?
take classes online, in class, or a combination of the two making it possible to
attend classes while working full time.
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.
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.
Get Started Today and Apply Now!
Need More Information?
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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!