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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

School of Applied Sciences

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.

Key Benefits

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.

Graduate Outcomes

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.

Experiences Offered

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.

School of Applied Sciences Faculty

Linda Denise Keena
INTERIM CHAIR AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies program are the same as the general undergraduate admission requirements.