Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Are you a critical thinker with a desire to work in the legal field? A bachelor’s degree in legal studies is your entrance to a career in the field of law. This degree will allow you to continue toward law school with the possibility of working as a paralegal along the way. Even if law school isn’t in your thoughts, this degree will help prepare you to be a paralegal or legal assistant. The field of paralegals and legal assistants is predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 17 percent by 2022, which is faster than the national average for all occupations. Now is the time to get your degree in legal studies from South College! 


Grow personally as you explore various ethical considerations for the paralegals and other members of a legal team.


Advance your career by earning a bachelor's degree.


Experience hands-on research and presentation opportunities.

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Learn the essential skills necessary to build a foundation in legal education. Candidates interested in applying to the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies program are encouraged to reach out today!

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Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies Accreditation

The South College Legal Studies program offered at the South College Asheville Learning Site is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a North Carolina Bar Qualified Paralegal Studies programs.

Consumer Information: Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.