Legal Studies / Sociology, Bachelor of Science / Master of Arts

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and SciencesCollege of Professional Studies
Queens Campus, Staten Island Campus


Students in the Legal Studies program, with faculty assistance, have obtained internships in Federal and State Courts, the District Attorney's Office, Queens Volunteer Legal Services, St John's Law School Securities Arbitration Clinic and private law offices. Students are provided with access to online law libraries such as Westlaw and WestNext and, in the context of certain course work, to the law library in St. John's School of Law. The Legal Studies Advisory Board includes a law school professor, a federal district judge, attorneys and legal assistants.

Students with a passion to work in the area of civil rights litigation, federal or state prosecution or defense and government agencies will find the Legal Studies Program as a source of needed knowledge and skills. Students who successfully complete the 126-credit program will receive a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Professional Studies, St. John's University.

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Assistant dean in the College of Professional Studies

When Kevin James 11C, 13MBA was a student at St. John's University, he strived to integrate the...