About Legal Studies
As a student in the 100% online Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Legal Studies, you will develop comprehensive knowledge about law and public policy in local, regional and international contexts. At California University of Pennsylvania, you will focus on the law and legal systems to better understand how individuals depend on order and communal stability.
Through the study of jurisprudence and legal analysis, you will become adept at the real purpose of law in modern life. You'll have the opportunity to further specialize your studies by choosing from one of the following concentration options:
Benefit from our comprehensive online graduate degree.
The Cal U M.S. in Legal Studies is distinct from other master's degree programs because of its focus on the practical legal and policy issues related to homeland security, criminal justice, and law and public policy.
- The homeland security concentration enables students to examine and apply the legal issues related to homeland security at the federal, state and local government levels, as well as in the private sector.
- Criminal justice concentration students focus on understanding and applying the legal and policy issues related to criminal justice agencies in federal, state and local governments.
- Law and public policy concentration courses help students learn and apply the principles of legal research and policy analysis to a wide variety of complex governmental policy issues.
These concentration areas are also available as 100% online graduate certificates.