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Undergraduate Degree in Legal Studies

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Legal Studies?

Information and Options for Legal Studies


Legal Studies Related Skills

  • Citing Information Properly
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Determination
  • Develop Analytical Skills
  • Effective Persuasive Skills
  • Examining the Evidence Available
  • Grasp of Constitutional Principles
  • Impart Knowledge of Substantive Law
  • Impartiality
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Interpret the Legal Statutes
  • Objectivity
  • Oratory Skills
  • Skills in Legal Research
  • Sound Judgment
  • Technical Legal Writing Skills
  • Understanding of Historical Law
  • Understanding the Application of Law

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Audit Associate
  • Billing Clerk
  • Claims Representative
  • Compliance Associate
  • Court Runner
  • Customs Inspector
  • Event Promoter
  • Evidence Analyst
  • Insurance Collections Specialist
  • Investigations Analyst
  • Judicial Clerk
  • Law Library Clerk
  • Legal Clerk
  • Legal Reimbursement Assistant
  • Legal Services Assistant
  • Legislative Aide
  • Lobbyist
  • Medical Biller
  • Paralegal
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Recruiting Assistant
  • Revenue Specialist
  • Sales Associate
  • Securities Compliance Examiner
  • Sports Agent
  • Tax Associate

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Employers of Legal Studies Majors

  • Corporations
  • Federal Court Systems
  • Government Agencies
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Law Schools
  • Libraries
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Newspapers and Periodicals
  • Not for Profit Agencies
  • Police Departments
  • Political Campaigns
  • Probationary Departments
  • State and Local Courthouses

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Job Posting Sites

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Career Planning Links

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Professional Affiliations

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