Whether you're interested in becoming a civil rights advocate or
working for U.S. government agencies, your services will be in
demand. The ever-expanding legal profession is expected to grow by
18 percent by 2018.
The 126-credit Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Legal
Studies program at St. John's University offers students the
opportunity to gain academic knowledge, skills and experience
in the field. Offered by the College of
Professional Studies, combines a solid theoretical knowledge of
legal studies with real-world experience through exceptional
internships at over 80 affiliates in the New York/New Jersey.
Students are placed in industries ranging from government agencies
to Wall Street and private law firms to deepen their skills.
However, paralegals and legal assistants may not provide
legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by
Majoring in Legal Studies prepares students who wish to attend
law school or continue on to successful positions in government
agencies, court systems, private and non-profit organizations and
The College of Professional Studies also offers a two-year
associate degree in Legal Studies (A.S) and a
21-credit certificate in Legal Studies.
To learn more about the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in
Legal Studies, explore our
Program Director (Queens Campus)
Ellen Boegel, JD
Program Director (Staten Island Campus)
Director of Admission (Queens Campus)
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