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Legal Studies in British Columbia

Legal studies schools in British Columbia offer a wide range of educational options that prepare students for a career in the legal field. Most legal studies programs provide degree options such as a two-year associate’s, four-year bachelor’s and six-year master’s degree. Legal studies schools emphasize the preparation needed for careers as a legal secretary, legal assistant, paralegal and other administrative jobs within a law office. Students become prepared to not only enter employment at a private practice law office, but also government agencies, politician offices and consulting firms. Legal research and legal terminology are among the leading topics taught in the legal studies program.