Gain in-depth knowledge of the U.S. court system, legal writing, and legal practice with the Legal Studies BSc course at the American Public University.
This online program’s curriculum emphasizes governance, civil and criminal processes, and the theory and philosophy of justice. APU’s BS in Legal Studies program introduces you to various legal case studies and can serve as a solid foundation in seeking admission to law school. This degree will also aid you in doing your part to help solve aspects of the complex societal challenges associated with the public’s ability to access justice by equipping you for ethical service and leadership.
Your learning will be informed by faculty members—many with extensive legal backgrounds—who provide real-world expertise.
What You Will Do
- Appraise the merits of legal research and writing skills as applied in realistic contexts
- Differentiate factual, conceptual and procedural patterns through the use of critical thinking and legal analytical skills
- Collaborate on finding legal solutions with technology
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- Criminal Law
- Legal Research and Writing
- Civil Practice and Procedure
- Legal Ethics
- Administrative Law and Policy
- Constitutional Law
- 2 months
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Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesCriminal Law Civil & Private Law Legal Studies View 35 other Masters in Legal Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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