Dominican University’s Bachelor of Legal Studies Degree Program has been ranked 15th in the country by The BestSchools.org, a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree. The ranking program weighs several factors such as academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strength and reputation.
Dominican’s fully online program offers an interdisciplinary approach exploring the American legal system from a wide range of perspectives, including economics, philosophy, theology and history. The program prepares students for careers as court administrators, legal assistants, law clerks, contract administrators and paralegals. Those individuals interested in careers as paralegals have the opportunity to take courses in specific areas such civil litigation, real estate law, estate planning, and preparation for law school.
Students in the Bachelor of Legal Studies Degree Program can finish the online degree in two years.
Other universities in BestSchools.org’s ranking include the University of Pittsburgh, St. John’s University in New York, Ball State University in Indiana, Webster University in Missouri, University of Central Florida and Washburn University in Kansas.
About Dominican University
Founded in 1901, Dominican University is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic institution offering bachelor’s degrees through the Rosary College of Arts and Sciences and master’s degrees through the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the Brennan School of Business, the School of Education, the Graduate School of Social Work and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies. The university also offers a doctoral degree in library and information science. In the 2014 issue of America’s Best Colleges, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dominican University in the top 15 of Midwest master’s level universities. The magazine also ranked Dominican as one of three Great Schools at a Great Price in Illinois.