Gain the knowledge, skills, and ethical principles you need to research and produce legal information and documents or prepare for law school with a bachelor's degree in legal studies.

With an online legal studies degree from University of Maryland University College, you'll acquire the tools you need to confidently and competently thrive in legal environments. In this program, you'll learn to produce and review legal forms and documents, apply statutes to legal cases, and assess fact patterns.

With your degree, you'll be equipped to conduct legal analysis, write and draft legal documents, and perform research in the legal environment.

This program is also available as a minor.

About the Legal Studies Bachelor's Degree

In your core legal studies degree courses, you'll examine the organization, function, and processes of the lawmaking institutions in the American legal system, as well as the role of the paralegal in the legal system and the governing rules of legal ethics.

Legal Studies Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Our curriculum is designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars. You'll learn theories combined with real-world applications and practical skills you can apply on the job right away.