Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

General

Program Description

Program Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree program prepares students for entry-level positions in the fields of law, government, civil service, public advocacy, and business compliance. The program also provides students with the foundation required to pursue graduate studies in Law.

Program Overview

Throughout the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree program, students explore and understand how various government models, business practices, economic forces, societal beliefs, and values determine the process of how laws are initiated, accepted, and applied.

Students will gain practical knowledge related to the ethical and constitutional foundations of law while they develop strong organizational, research, and writing skills.

Internship Opportunities

International students who have completed two trimesters of study at KWU will have the opportunity to apply for participation in a U.S. based internship program. Interested students should contact the Admissions team at least four months in advance of the date they would like to begin their internship.

Internship applicants must be in good academic standing and have no outstanding financial obligations with KWU.

The location and duration of such programs may vary depending on the student's interest, their academic standing, and prior work experience.

Additional expenses associated with participating in the internship program are not included in KWU tuition rates. Visa support is provided for qualified students by an external party.

Admissions Requirements

Individuals seeking admission to KWU’s Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree program must provide evidence of completing a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

International students are required to submit proof of graduation from a foreign institution comparable to United States secondary school.

Last updated September 2019

About the School

Key West University (KWU) is a 100% online university. The university was founded by a group of international business and education professionals with over 40 years of combined experience.

Key West University (KWU) is a 100% online university. The university was founded by a group of international business and education professionals with over 40 years of combined experience. Read less