#10 Nationally for Best Legal Studies degree

#10 Nationally for Best Legal Studies degree

Top Ranked School 2021 badge for Legal Studies degree

Faulkner University was ranked the top university in the state and 10th nationally for having the best Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree according to a recent ranking by

Faulkner was listed among 21 total universities on’s 2021 Best Bachelor’s in Legal Studies Degrees ranking.

The ranking was based on Faulkner’s academic and career resource offerings for students, its quality of education, faculty, and other factors including academic focus, internship and research opportunities, extracurricular activities, online and non-traditional study options, and specialization options. The ranking also looked at statistics from the United States Department of Education.

Faulkner’s Legal Studies courses are offered during the day, evenings, weekends and on-line. The schedule of courses typically accommodates the students who work full or part-time, may have family responsibilities, and want to attend school on a full or part-time basis.

Faulkner’s Montgomery main campus Legal Studies program is an ABA-approved program.* With the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law as a valuable on-campus resource, our Legal Studies program provides students with a thorough, hands-on legal education. Courses cover legal research and writing, and many substantive areas of law such as family law, probate law, civil law, and criminal law.

As a student, you’ll practice putting your research to work by drafting briefs and other legal documents enabling you to research and write about legal issues quickly and accurately — a treasured talent in the law profession. Our program fully prepares you for paralegal employment with a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and fully prepares you for the next level – law school.

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*Students who take legal specialty classes at a Faulkner University campus other than the Montgomery campus, and attempt to transfer legal specialty credit to the Montgomery campus will be considered to have transferred from a non-ABA approved school and will be subject to the transfer policy.

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