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Legal Studies
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online bachelor’s degree in legal studies at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to provide you with a background in contemporary American civil and criminal law, legal systems and institutions, and legal theory and practice. In this major, you’ll be able to develop knowledge and skills for the legal workplace, including fact identification and analysis, legal research and writing, and field-related digital competence.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, LGST 101)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 200)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 201)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 204)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 301)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 312)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 315)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 320)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 325)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 340)

  • (3 Credits, LGST 495)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for law school or for a career researching and producing legal information and documents. This degree may meet the requirements to work in a professional support position in legal advocacy, legal research, legal writing, and legal case review/support.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have professional experience in a law firm or court.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice at University of Maryland Global Campus is uniquely designed to provide you with an understanding of crime and criminal behavior, the roles of practitioners within the criminal justice system, and the critical thinking and ethical decision-making strategies necessary to meet the professional demands of the field of criminal justice.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 100)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 230)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 340)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 345)
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  • (3 Credits, CCJS 360) or any upper-level CCJS course

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 380)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 341)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 352) or any upper-level CCJS course

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 497)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 495)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to move into a command position in law enforcement or meet the degree requirement for federal law enforcement. The content of the degree program is applicable to positions in the public and private sectors. Graduates may find positions throughout the criminal justice system.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online graduate certificate in digital forensics and cyber investigation from University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll examine the foundations of digital forensics and become familiar with industry-standard tools and procedures used in conducting forensics investigations related to cybersecurity. Learn how to secure and validate digital evidence, recover and analyze digital artifacts, and report and present findings in legal settings.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 610)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 620)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for a career as a cybersecurity first responder or cybercrime analyst.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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