Argue civil and criminal cases on behalf of the government. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for corporations. Advise and represent individuals on legal issues or disputes. If these career possibilities sound enticing, BVU will prepare you to be an exceptional applicant to a school of law.
As a pre-law student at BVU, you’ll gain a competitive edge through unique professional development experiences, co-curricular involvement and engaging courses that are taught by faculty that include law specialists and licensed attorneys. Through your studies, you’ll receive a solid foundation in the areas most important to law school success. You will analyze real-world legal cases and problems, draft legal documents and conduct in-depth research alongside expert professors. You will also enhance your professional skills through a wide range of internship opportunities including coveted placements through BVU’s Washington Center program. BVU’s law school preparation emphasizes not only substantive knowledge of the law, but also logical and analytical reasoning, research, critical thinking and communication skills. Subjects often considered traditional preparation for law school include political science, English, philosophy or business. At BVU, pre-law students routinely pursue a political science major, finding the program to be an excellent foundation for law school.
Students gain the maturity, understanding, and confidence that comes from being supported in an educational environment that encourages students to have the courage to embrace challenges and expand their horizons.