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 American Public University

This university located in Charles Town, founded in 2002. American Public University offers affordable, flexible and quality education. When comes to the law or legal studies, university offers different kind of courses and degrees in legal and law studies. American Public University besides Law programs offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree programs as well.

American Public University Law Programs

Bachelor of Science of Legal Studies

 The Bachelors of Science legal studies consist of 4 years and have 120 credits and 90 credits are transferable for $270 per credit with $250 military grant. The degree offers in detail knowledge about the U.S. court system, legal writing and research, legal practice, and various types of law. Besides these, other courses included civil and criminal processes, governance, and the theory and philosophy of justice. Some of the major subjects are

  • Introduction to the Courts
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Civil Practice and Procedure
  • Legal Ethics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice provides you with sound knowledge in the areas of U.S. law enforcement, criminology, investigations, law, and community relations. A wide range of course offerings enable you to focus on juvenile issues, causes of crime and criminal behavior, corrections and incarceration, investigative procedures and techniques, leadership, maritime law, or forensics.

Master of Arts Legal Studies

While master degree program is for two years, with 36 total number of credits and 15 credits are transferable. This degree program also offered online and monthly course as Master of Arts and Legal studies for $350 per credit and $325 military grant. The Master of Arts in Legal Studies degree allows the students for better understanding of law. This degree enables the students to know about the concepts of legal principles, legal theories and concepts, and legal issue related to workplace. After that the Master degrees help the students can start their in government, business, and other industries as well. The core subjects are:

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Methods of Legal Research and Writing I
  • Methods of Legal Research and Writing II
  • Property Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Constitutional Law

Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

The 2 years associate degree program is meant for students to prepare for paraprofessional career as a paralegal or legal assistant. This program will helps the employers seeking individuals with legal expertise, such as law firms, government agencies, nonprofits, and corporations or businesses with legal departments. It is a 60 credit hours online program with $270 and military grant of $250 per credit fee. Some of the major subjects are:

  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Civil Practice and Procedure
  • Legal Ethics

American Public University Bachelors Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs/Bachelor Degree Programs

All the programs are to be taught online, American Public University offers undergraduate study in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Business Administration. For all Bachelor degree programs, students need to complete 120 credit hours to obtain the degree and the fee is designed as:

Tuition

Tuition Rates per Credit Hour:

  • Undergraduate: $270 | $250 for military-affiliated students*
  • Graduate: $350 | $325 for military-affiliated students*
  • Audit: $100

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs

American Public University offers Bachelors Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs in following areas:

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice – Momentum
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Emergency and Disaster Management – Momentum
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Studies
  • Government Contracting and Acquisition
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Intelligence Studies
  • International Relations and Global Security
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Military History
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Retail Management
  • Retail Management – Momentum
  • Reverse Logistics Management
  • Security Management
  • Sociology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Logistics Management

Bachelor of Science

The following subjects are offered for Bachelor of Science degree program:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Fire Science Management
  • Fire Science Management – Momentum
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Health Information Management
  • Information Systems Security
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology – Momentum
  • Information Technology Management
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Space Studies
  • Sports and Health Sciences
  • Sports Management

Bachelor of Applied Science

  • Health Sciences
  • Technical Management

Bachelor of

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

American Public University Master’s Degree Programs

The Graduate programs, students have to complete 36 to 48 semester hours of course work. Furthermore, students must have a research methodology course; each major consists of core and major or concentration requirements. Core requirements provide the theoretical underpinning for future work. Major and concentration requirements allow students to select special areas of interest depending on their professional and personal goals. Additionally, most degree programs have elective requirements. In the end of or for final, there will be a complete exam, a thesis or an integrative practicum. The requirement may differ according to the degree program.

Masters of Arts

Masters of Arts program offers by American Public University are:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Humanities
  • Intelligence Studies
  • International Relations and Global Security
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Military History
  • Military Studies
  • National Security Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Reverse Logistics Management
  • Security Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Logistics Management

Master of Science

  • Accounting
  • Applied Business Analytics
  • Athletic Development Management
  • Cybersecurity Studies
  • Environmental Policy and Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Health Information Management
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Space Studies
  • Sports and Health Sciences
  • Sports Management

Master of Education

  • Educational Leadership
  • Online Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Teaching – Non-Licensure Concentration in Elementary Education
  • Teaching – Non-Licensure Concentration in Social Studies

Master of

  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy

Dual Degree

  • Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security

Accelerated Dual Degree Program

  • RN to MSN

The online RN to MSN degree gives Associate and diploma degree prepared Registered Nurses an accelerated pathway to obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing Degree. Besides that students get have a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Doctoral Programs

American Public University offers a 3 years professional practice doctorate is a multidisciplinary degree that addresses intellectual, cultural, and organizational challenges in the emerging field of intelligence studies. The program embraces a scholar-practitioner model of education, preparing the next generation of global leaders to advance academic and professional practice in the intelligence field.  On the other hand, the degree integrates practice, research, and multidisciplinary approaches in an effort to improve the understanding of the complex problems facing students and faculty in their communities and areas of professional practice.

PhD Degree Programs

The university offers PhD Degree Programs in the following two subjects:

  • Global Security

The Tuition fee for this 3 years Doctoral programs is

For First year      $ 25,885

For First year      $ $23,805

For First year      $ 10,350

  • Strategic Intelligence

The Tuition fee for this 3 years Doctoral programs is

For First year      $ 21,575

For First year      $ 9,849

For First year      $ 8,630

 

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