B.P.S. in Paralegal Studies
Apply knowledge of the law in a variety of fields in Paralegal Studies
The Bachelor of Paralegal Studies from the University of Mississippi equips students to assist attorneys, clients, and business organizations with conducting legal research. Graduates draft legal documents, interview clients and witnesses, and support attorneys in depositions, hearings, and trials.
With the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies 3+3 emphasis, a student's fourth-year requirements are satisfied through completion of first-year law school classes at the Ole Miss School of Law.
Graduates will be prepared to enter law school or enter the legal workforce under the supervision of a licensed attorney in a variety of fields including private law firms, banks, corporations, insurance agencies, legal clinics, courts, accounting firms, engineering firms, title companies, construction companies, legal aid offices, and government agencies.
Through the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies program at the University of Mississippi, students complete practical legal research and writing experience with actual clients through service hours associated with required coursework.
B.P.S. in Paralegal Studies Faculty
The B.S. in law studies degree requires the following 18 semester hours of LA courses: LA 201, 204, 205, 303, 304, and 305.
Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies program are the same as the general undergraduate admission requirements.