Legal Studies

100% Online Associate of Science in Legal Studies
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About This Program

American Military University's (AMU) online AS in Legal Studies provides a strong foundation in legal doctrine.

Our associate in legal studies program will develop the analytical, technical, and communication skills necessary for engaging in responsibilities associated with law and the legal field. It is suitable preparation for nonlawyer roles such as paralegal, legal assistant, legal analyst, compliance official, jury consultant, and victim advocate.

AMU's legal studies associate degree builds your knowledge of:

  • Litigation
  • Ethics
  • Real estate law
  • Criminal law
  • Paralegal procedures
  • Legal research and writing
  • Civil practice
  • General law

Our legal studies program also exercises skills in effective writing and communication, legal reasoning and critical thinking, and interpersonal and organizational management.

AMU is part of the American Public University System, which is an officially recognized member of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC Member Number 5070).

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