Online Masters in Legal Studies

Education Critical to Law Career

The legal system offers opportunities for more than just lawyers. The median salary for arbitrators, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is over $58,000 a year. However, very few of these jobs can be had without an advanced degree. Online degree programs are available to improve your chances of landing a good position in the legal system.

Master's Degree in Legal Studies

Whether you work in the legal system or in a profession that requires knowledge of it, an online master's degree in legal studies can improve your career prospects. Online courses are available for new areas of law, such as alternative dispute resolution and legal information technologies. Dispute resolution is itself a growing field that those with an online degree in legal studies can enter. Practical applications include working in human resources and employee relations. Traditional legal courses are also available online, such as legal management and contract law. A working knowledge of the law can help you advance in a large number of careers.

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Saint Joseph's University

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

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