College of Legal Studies
Earn the skills to make a difference.
Uphold the law and make a difference. National American University’s College of Legal Studies offers online undergraduate degrees in legal studies and criminal justice designed to help you start or advance your career across the legal spectrum – without attending law school. Whether you wish to serve in law enforcement, the courts or corrections, or support your organization in a legal or business setting, our programs and people will help set you up for success.
National American University has received specialized approval for its paralegal programs through the American Bar Association (ABA) located at 321 North Clark Street, Chicago IL 60654. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the ABA website.
Make a difference in your life and the lives of others.
You believe in justice for all- and you’re ready to make a difference. National American University’s flexible programs will prepare you to join forces with law enforcement, the courts, and correctional institutions to start or advance a successful career. You’ll learn from academics and active law enforcement officers and attorneys who provide real-world examples from the field including investigations, security, and working with the justice system.
Start your ABA-approved education here.
Paralegal professionals play a critical role in the U.S. legal system. If you aspire to a career in a legal field, the flexible online paralegal studies programs from National American University can start you on your path. Our American Bar Association (ABA)-approved paralegal programs provide you with a solid legal foundation and prepare you to assist attorneys in a variety of legal and business settings. Whether you acquire an associate or bachelor degree, you gain the specialized legal skills that will make you eligible to sit for a number of professional certifications that could help advance your career even further.
Earn your legal education without going to law school.
Knowledge of the law is a valuable commodity in many professional fields. If your goal is a career in a business or legal field, the undergraduate professional studies programs from National American University can set you up for success. Our flexible online programs focus on helping you to develop a legal perspective and understanding of legal principles that will help you be successful in fields where specialized legal knowledge is essential. If you do choose to become an attorney, the bachelor’s in professional legal studies provides you with the prerequisite you need advance to law school.