48 months
475 USD/credit 14250 USD/year
475 USD/credit 14250 USD/year
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Illinois Dominican University’s Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies - Labor Relations is an accelerated program program that will provide maximum flexibility, value and opportunity for working adults who want to complete?a college degree. 


Engage directly with faculty members on a schedule that works for you—online or in person—in this program that is ranked 15th in the nation by The Best Schools based on its “academic excellence, faculty strength, range of courses provided, awards, rankings and reputation.”You’ll be able to choose up to two concentrations in areas such as paralegal studies, public administration, disability advocacy, labor relations, law and social justice, criminal justice—or create your own concentration.

Learning outcomes

The Legal Studies - Labor Relations program at Illinois Dominican University is an interdisciplinary program exploring the American legal system from a wide range of perspectives, including economics, philosophy, theology and history. You’ll study with leading scholars and legal professionals and build competence in writing, research and critical thinking. You’ll learn how the legal system works, how it interrelates with social justice and how to assist people in asserting their rights.

  • Accelerated eight-week format in a year-round program
  • Fully online, giving you the flexibility to work on your own schedule from anywhere in the world; some evening courses offered, in person, at Triton College
  • Option to declare up to two concentrations relevant to your career
  • Year-round acceptance policy—start when it is convenient for you 
  • Option to take classes in either the online and/or on-campus programs ?
  • Join Alpha Sigma Lambda, a highly regarded honor society for adults with exceptional grades

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Unions and Collective Bargaining
  • Sociology of Labor
  • Negotiation Theory
  • Employment Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We make admission decisions on a rolling basis.


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who completed coursework at institutions outside the United States must submit official, translated transcripts from secondary schools and colleges/universities that have been attended. 
    • Transcripts from colleges/universities must include include course details for all courses taken (course by course report). 
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency: International students who are not native speakers of English must provide proof of English language proficiency as part of the application to Dominican University. 
    • Admitted international students who require an F-1 or J-1 visa, or whose visa needs are unclear, will be asked to complete a supplemental form, providing Dominican documents required for the university to generate an I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students). Either the I-20 or DS-2019 document will be required for students to obtain a U.S. visa from an American embassy or consulate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 475 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    14250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 475 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for River Forest

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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