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Legal Studies program ranked ninth by TheBestSchools.org

7/16/2014
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Morehead State University’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies ranked No. 9 by TheBestSchools.org in an article “The 25 Best Bachelor in Legal Studies Degree Programs.”

MSU offers an American Bar Association approved Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies degree. The university designed the program to develop students’ understanding of legal knowledge and the skills necessary to work successfully.

Students work closely with their attorney-professors throughout the 120-credit bachelor degree program.

Students must take classes in Math, Life Science, and Humanities, plus required core classes such as Introduction to Law and Ethics, Pretrial Litigation, and Legal Research and Writing. Students can take electives or classes chosen as a concentration in their final four semesters.

Legal studies students participate in a variety of community projects, which include staffing pro se divorce clinics, wills clinics, and working with elementary through high school-aged students on mock trial events.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Morehead University #59 on its ranking of best regional (South) universities.

To view the entire article visit: http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/25-best-bachelor-legal-studies-degree-programs/.

TheBestSchools.org selected MSU’s program based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths, and reputation, including reputation for online degree programs.

TheBestSchools.org is a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree.

Additional information is available by contacting Dr. Scott Davison, chair of the Department of History, Philosophy, Religion and Legal Studies, at 606-783-2655 or visit www.moreheadstate.edu/legalstudies/.

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