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Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-law

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Law and Policy – Pre-law

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What You Will Learn
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Prepare for a Career Serving the Public with a Pre-Law Degree

Do you want to take the first steps toward a career in law so that you can help maintain justice for all in the courtroom? Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-Law degree will help you gain the background in legal studies and government you need to excel in a future Juris Doctor program or political career while teaching you how to incorporate biblical principles into your career. As a part of the legal system, you can uphold justice for the innocent and make a difference in society. Partner with Liberty University so we can help you get there.

As a pioneer of distance learning since 1985, Liberty’s pre-law bachelor’s degree combines a biblical worldview with academic excellence and advanced online learning technology. Our B.S. in Law and Policy is designed to give you the tools you need to successfully sit for the LSAT. Liberty University’s online bachelor’s degree in law and policy will show you how to integrate your faith into your professional life so that you can have a successful academic and professional career.

What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Law and Policy – Pre-Law Degree?

  • How law applies to different industries
  • Legal ethics
  • Legal theory and jurisprudence
  • Principles of negotiation

In your online pre-law classes, you will learn useful, in-demand skills in legal contracts, property laws, civil legal procedure, and constitutional criminal legal procedure. You will also study deductive and inductive logic as it relates to legal reasoning and case precedents to help you as you strive for sound legal thinking. You may also be interested in exploring our bachelor’s degrees in government, criminal justice, or political science. 

Potential Careers for B.S. in Law and Policy – Pre-Law Graduates

  • Legal assistant
  • Legislative analyst
  • Public administrator

Benefits of Earning Your Pre-Law Degree from Liberty University

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our online Bachelor of Law and Policy degree program for the pre-law area of study in as little as 3.5 years.

      Military Benefits

      Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

      • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
      • Reserve/National Guard
      • Veterans/retirees
      • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
      • Current Department of Defense employees

      We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

      • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
      • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
      • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
      • Potential college credit for military training

       

      120

      Credit Hours

      SACSCOC

      Class Type

      100% online, 8-week courses

      Interested in studying on campus?

      Transfer Credits

      Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

      Next Start Date

      Mar 18, 2024

      Accreditation

      Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

      “In the times in which we’re living today, Liberty University’s mission, the mission of training up a generation of Champions for Christ in literally every occupation, has never been more important.”

      FORMER VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

      Experience That Matters to You

      As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

      At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

      And what’s that?

      • Affordability
      • Accessibility
      • Academic Quality

      These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

       

      Ranked in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

      Why Choose Liberty University?

      Enjoy Flexible Courses

      Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

      * Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

      Maximize Your Time

      Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

      Grow in Your Faith

      All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

      Access Academic Support

      Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

      An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

      Cheer on 20 NCAA Division I
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      Graduate with your peers

      Be inspired by world-renowned
      speakers at Convocation

      Why We’re Nonprofit

      As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

      While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 9 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

      For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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      Financing Options

      Financial Aid

      Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

      Corporate Tuition Assistance

      Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

      Tuition Discounts

      Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

      Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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