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Online Law and Legal Studies Programs

There are many different professions available for students achieving associate’s, bachelor , or graduate degrees in law without having to pass the stringent bar exam.  It is becoming more and more common for people to acquire a law or legal studies degree completely online giving them the freedom to get an education without changing their lives.

Programs in Law or Legal Studies can prepare you with the option and knowledge to continue on to become a lawyer or attorney and/or careers as a paralegal, legal assistant, secretary, or court stenographer.  You will learn how the legal and judicial system work.  These type of degrees at the undergraduate level will help create the best foundation and preparation for law school.

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Rasmussen College offers online Paralegal Associate's Degree and Post-Degree Certificate programs designed to give you the skills you need to provide expert legal support services, while preparing you for the CLA/CP Exam. Find out more about earning an Associate's Degree or Post-Degree Certificate online through Rasmussen College.

Hofstra University offers an online M.A in American Legal Studies designed for U.S. students pursuing careers that require practical knowledge of American law and an online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law designed for international lawyers who can benefit from deeper knowledge of the U.S. legal system.

Washington University School of Law, a top-20 U.S. law school, offers an online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree through the innovative @WashULaw platform. The MLS is a one-year graduate degree in law designed for non-lawyers. The degree provides students with the legal acumen needed to advance their careers in a wide variety of professions — from business and finance to health care. No GRE or LSAT required. Request Information.

American University's online Master of Legal Studies equips students with fundamental legal training and industry-specific knowledge. Students attend online classes and an in-person immersion in Washington, D.C. Complete in as few as 15 months. No GRE or LSAT required. Request Information.

Pepperdine School of Law is ranked No. 1 in dispute resolution. The new online Master of Legal Studies program helps nonlawyers build essential legal skills needed to work with compliance, contracts, advocacy, and other law-related areas. No LSAT or GRE scores are required to apply. Request Information.

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