Aug 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020

Legal Studies Option, Business Administration, A.S.

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Kelly O’Connor, 413.552.2315,


This degree prepares students for a position in a legal setting, such as a paralegal or other paraprofessional, in venues such as: law offices, courthouses, administrative agencies, corporate in-house counsel offices, or insurance companies.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • learn to gather and analyze facts relevant to legal disputes
  • perform legal research
  • draft legal documents
  • prepare witnesses and evidence for presentation at legal proceedings

An effective legal professional must have a firm grasp of both substantive and procedural law, excellent communication skills, and the ability to think analytically and logically. This program provides the student with the skills necessary to perform specifically delegated, substantive legal work under the supervision of a lawyer.



1If transferring to Bay Path University, select MTH 142  

Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.


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