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Legal Studies Degree Programs

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Online Legal Studies  Degrees and Courses

Looking for online accredited career colleges and universities offering Legal Studies degrees. Each program from a Online Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field. Legal studies typically include classes and coursework in constitutional law, history of the civil rights movement, law and economics, psychology and justice, and legal research and writing.

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Online Legal Studies Degrees

Pursuing a legal degree program

Legal studies typically include classes and coursework in constitutional law, history of the civil rights movement, law and economics, psychology and justice, and legal research and writing. This degree can be a good pre-law program of study, but can also lead you into other fields of employment. As part of your training, you will learn to analyze court cases, engage in discussions of legal problems, and learn the relationship between society and law.

Jobs in the field

With this degree, you can work in the legal support system or continue your education to be a legal secretary, legal assistant or go on to law school to become a lawyer. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the salary range for legal support workers is highest at the federal executive branch level with an annual salary of $74,300 and lowest in legal services at $49,300.

Careers in legal services

Careers with this degree depend on course work and knowledge, but do include a wide array of choices and pay.

  • Legal support worker: $59,300
  • Legal secretaries: $43,300
  • Legal assistants: $36,000

Advancement and placement in the field

While this degree opens the possibility of advancement through specialized training or is often a precursor to law school and other trades, there are several areas that have a high need for legal support workers. States with the highest employment levels for legal support workers and the median wages for legal support workers include:

  • Virginia: $92,400
  • California: $59,300
  • Texas: $49,190
  • District of Columbia: $67.200
  • Washington: $55,000

With this degree you can start your job right away, or use your degree to continue your education for an advancement in the legal field.

Author: Angela Spires
Angela Spires is an instructor of English Composition for college freshmen at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has her degree in jouranlism and has worked as a journalist for eleven years. She runs a Creative Writing Club for creative writers of all ages as well as an after school writing program for high school students.

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