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Law & Justice Bachelor's Degrees

A bachelor’s degree in law and justice may take the form of majors in the criminal justice field, law enforcement, or security and corrections. Students will learn the theoretical and practical information about the issues surrounding the legal system. A bachelor’s degree in law and justice will typically provide courses in criminal procedures, criminal law, legal research, and social justice. Canyon College allows students to earn a degree in legal studies with options to specialize in the areas of business law, general law, or criminal litigation. Kaplan University Online also offers bachelor’s degrees in legal and paralegal studies to provide a focused education for students to enter these fields.

A bachelor’s degree in law and justice is right for you if you are looking to begin a career in one of the various aspects of the legal system. Prospective students should have strong analytical thinking and communication skills. Many students with this degree will find positions assisting lawyers in preparing documents and research data. Research the education requirements for specific law and justice field careers at our law and justice career center page.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for those in the law and justice fields is expected to increase at a more rapid rate than in other industries.  However, there will be high competition for any available positions. Those will a bachelor’s degree will find more opportunities than those with limited post-secondary education credits.



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  • Liberty University

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    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice
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  • Ashford University

    You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.
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    • BA/Social and Criminal Justice
    • BA/Law Enforcement Administration

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  • Capella University

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    • BS - Criminal Justice

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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    • B.S. in Criminal Justice
    • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
    • B.S. in Legal Studies
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    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Miller-Motte College

    Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
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    • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
    • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science

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