Degrees type: Associate

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Mount Aloysius College’s Legal Studies Program integrates law with practical skills needed to get the job and do the work of a valued legal assistant. Students are provided a solid foundation in the liberal arts by taking courses from the humanities, arts and sciences.

In addition, our award-winning Mock Trial team participates in the American Mock Trial Association’s Invitational and Regional competitions. Through this experience, Mount Aloysius students refine and perfect their public speaking, critical thinking and teamwork skills, which can benefit any future career, not just in the legal sphere. Nurses can benefit from the critical thinking skills, marketing individuals can better sell their product, and legal studies graduates students are given a solid foundation for the challenges of law school.

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Program Highlights

  • Award-winning Mock Trial team

  • Experienced faculty

  • Varied career options

Students walking on campus

Mountie Spotlight

Leading the Debate

Political science students were picked to moderate debates for state and local political candidates.

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Keeping History Alive

Alex's passion for history has led him to volunteering for a WWII museum near his hometown.

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From International Affairs to Classroom Affairs

Mike Ryan brings decades of government and military experience to the Mount, where he hopes to pass that knowledge on to students.

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Let’s Get Political

Trenton put his History/PoliSci degree to quick work after graduating.

Watch a video about the mock trial team at the Mount.

Watch a video with Dr. Matt Arsenault, a professor in the history / political science department, discussing the electoral college.

Watch a video about what to expect when visiting Mount Aloysius.

Student Voices & Success Stories

  • Cassidy Ebersole, ’15, A. S. Legal Studies
  • Katelynn Horton, ’15, A. S. Legal Studies
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Related Programs

History/Political Science
Pre-Law (Concentration)
Communication Studies

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Upcoming Admissions Events

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Sep 18

Open House

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oct 23

Open House

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nov 11

Open House

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Main Administration Building
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630