The School of Legal Studies
Kaplan University's School of Legal Studies is the largest provider of online legal
and paralegal studies programs in the United States.* Since 2001, our School has
helped over 6,500 graduates achieve their educational goals. When you earn your
degree at Kaplan University, you'll join one of the most active and diverse alumni
communities in the legal field.
Degree Programs Designed With Career Goals in Mind
The program offerings of the School of Legal Studies fit a variety of career goals.
For those interested in pursuing or advancing their career as a paralegal or legal
assistant, consider the undergraduate programs in paralegal studies.
If law school is your goal, we offer a more general undergraduate
program in legal studies that is designed to serve
as a foundation for further legal study while providing knowledge that could be
utilized in a variety of career paths. For those who are interested in enhancing
their legal knowledge to advance in education, government, health care, or business,
our master's degree in legal studies could be a great fit.
Curricula That Stay Current—By Design
Every course in our School of Legal Studies is monitored and evaluated on a regular
basis to keep the content fresh and discover new ways of improving the learning
experience for our students. Professional instructors with expertise in law, legal
services, and policy bring their real-world knowledge into the classroom. The curriculum
is designed to be practical so that students can immediately apply the knowledge
Learning Online, But Not On Your Own
All courses in our degree programsat both the graduate and undergraduate levelsinclude
real-time, interactive seminars and direct contact with instructors. These seminars
are archived for the maximum convenience and flexibility of our students.
Professional Experience While You Earn Credit
With Kaplan University's School of Legal Studies, professional experience could
be part of your programthe curriculum is enhanced by select internship courses that provide you with the opportunity to build your resume while
you receive college credit.§ This valuable experience could help
you get ahead.
Learn more about Kaplan University today. Simply complete the form
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- MS in Legal Studies
- BS in Legal Studies
- BS in Paralegal Studies
- AAS in Paralegal Studies
- Legal Secretary Certificate
- Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Kaplan University's School of Legal Studies also offers environmental policy degrees.
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*Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2009-2010, Bachelor's
and Master's Degrees Conferred, Law and Legal Studies on the Internet at http://nces.ed.gov/IPEDS.
Based on total number of degrees granted by Kaplan University compared to other
Title IV degree-granting institutions.
Kaplan University's programs are designed to prepare graduates
to pursue employment in their field of study, or in related fields. However, the
University does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job,
eligible for job advancement opportunities, or employed at all. Paralegals are not
lawyers and cannot practice law or give legal advice.
While many of our degree programs are designed to prepare graduates
to pursue continued bachelor-, graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University
cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any programs.
§Each student is responsible for identifying and obtaining approval
for an appropriate internship in his or her location. See University
Catalog for additional eligibility requirements.
For comprehensive consumer information, visit www.kaplanuniversity.edu/student-consumer-information.aspx