Law & Justice Bachelor's Degrees

A bachelorís 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 bachelorís degree in law and justice will typically provide courses in criminal procedures, criminal law, legal research, and social justice. Kaplan University Online also offers bachelorís degrees in legal and paralegal studies to provide a focused education for students to enter these fields.

A bachelorís 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 bachelorís degree will find more opportunities than those with limited post-secondary education credits.