Pre-law is a major often selected by students interested in pursuing careers in government or law. Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.
Jackson College Offers the following program options:
For many students, a bachelor’s degree in political science is the first step toward their ultimate goal of an advanced degree in programs such as public administration, law or urban planning, to name a few. Further study at law school required, as well as passing of Bar Exam.
Lawyers may practice in one of several areas: criminal law, business law, employment law, tax law, family law, real estate law and more.
Median wages for all lawyers is $113,530.
Employment is expected to grow about 10 percent through 2022.