B.Sc. On Campus

Law and Society

Frostburg State University

48 months
20800 USD/year
20800 USD/year
6700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Frostburg State University’s Law and Society bachelor’s degree program ranks as one of the most popular undergraduate majors at the university. It is an interdisciplinary program that gives you great flexibility in tailoring your degree to fit your unique career and academic interests in the areas of criminal justice or law.


Law and Society program Highlights:

  • Gain the background and knowledge you need to enter law school or attend graduate school in the area of public policy or another related field.
  • Complete an internship working with the district attorney’s office, the courts or a law office, if desired.
  • Understand the political influences on judicial decision-making, the evolution of the right to privacy, environmental law, plea bargaining, police discretion, the role and function of juries, the legal environment of business, the juvenile justice system, disputes over constitutional interpretation and the philosophical underpinnings of the commitment to free expression.
  • Develop a knowledge of the many different types of law practices operating in the United States and receive guidance that may help you decide how best to direct your future career.
  • Join Politics, Law & Society, an Frostburg State University student organization that promotes a deeper understanding of politics and law, and how they impact various aspects of our society.


  • Law enforcement officers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings for law enforcement officers are expected to grow by 5 percent through 2022. Opportunities are expected to increase as public interest in the need for security grows. Opportunities vary regionally. 

  • Lawyers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates the career opportunities for lawyers to grow by 10 percent through 2022, which is on par with the national average across all occupations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Legal Environment of Busines
  • Environmental Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Sport Law and Ethics
  • Ethics
  • Social Philosophy
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • State and Local Politics
  • Public Administration
  • American Public Policy
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • The American Correctional System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Frostburg

1216 - 2059 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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