Hundreds of practicing attorneys and sitting judges began their education at Fisher. Your journey to joining them starts by enrolling in Fisher's legal studies program.
The legal studies major is the academic component of the pre-law experience at Fisher. Through this program, you'll gain substantive knowledge about law within the context of society, politics, and the humanities.
Fisher's 3+3 Legal Education Accelerated Program (LEAP) lets you earn a law degree in six years while minimizing the cost of your education.
Courses within the curriculum emphasize analytical thought and effective communication for success in the legal field.
As a legal studies major, you are required to complete 36 credit hours of study, which boils down to eight required courses and four electives within the discipline. The program culminates in a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Life After Fisher
The legal studies program gives you a decided advantage for attending law school and pursuing advanced credentials to become a lawyer or judge. Graduates have also gone on to careers as:
- Union organizers
- Government workers