With its American Bar Association-approved Legal Studies degree, Davenport University is an excellent choice to prepare you for law school, for a career as a paralegal* or to use your legal expertise in the business or government setting. Whether an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or a post-bachelor’s legal studies certificate, our Legal Studies offerings provide strong preparation for law school and a solid, applied career choice. Qualify yourself to excel in law school or move into a rewarding career in a law office, corporation, government agency or nonprofit organization.
Our associates and bachelor’s degrees and post bachelor’s legal studies certificate are available in-seat only.
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Courses are taught by licensed attorneys, adding depth, relevance and valuable networking opportunities.
Required internship and elective classes with experiential learning opportunities provide valuable clinical practice and the opportunity to demonstrate legal skills, knowledge, professional demeanor and ethics.
Our graduates prepare a portfolio of documents demonstrating to potential employees and law schools their ability to make a significant contribution to a legal team.
DU students who have chosen to take a national paralegal certification exam have an average pass rate that is 40% above the average national pass rate for the past six years.
Davenport University helps students and alumni believe - in themselves.
More than 95% of Davenport students receive some type of financial assistance
Davenport University offers value by keeping tuition among the lowest of all private colleges and universities in Michigan. Our team is ready to help you explore sources of financial assistance for which you may qualify.