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Degrees type: Bachelor

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The Pre-Law concentration at Mount Aloysius College is designed to prepare students to compete successfully for admission to law school and to excel in the unique law school environment. With this focus in mind, the curriculum provides a foundation in the liberal arts, Criminology and court processes, ethics and the law.

Students will receive a bachelor’s degree in History/Political Science or Criminology with a concentration in Pre-Law.

You will benefit from a hands-on advantage in your pre-law education that includes a required off-campus internship. Focused on law school acceptance, our liberal arts curriculum allows students to incorporate traditional political science and American history studies with ethics and law.

Our extensive course selections teach graduates a foundation for all disciplines of law. A pre-law seminar focuses your preparation for the Law School Aptitude Test (LSAT). Students also have the choice of pursuing a Paralegal Certificate. The Certificate qualifies you to function in a variety of legal environments, including law offices, corporations, governmental agencies or other pursuits where a law background is vital.

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on learning

  • Great internship opportunities

  • Experienced faculty


Mountie Spotlight

Let’s Get Political

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

Mountie Spotlight

Leading the Debate

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

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

  • Eli Troup, ‘10, is a Legal Services Coordinator at Family Design Resources
  • Amber Trude, ‘15, is a Paralegal at the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office
  • Marin Cypher, ‘15, is a Law Student at Duquesne University School of Law
  • Colleen Cannon, ‘16, is a Paralegal at the Lindsay Law Firm.

Related Programs

History/Political Science
Communication Studies
Legal Studies

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