Degree type(s): Pre-Professional Concentration
Degree field(s): Humanities; Social Sciences; Law
Location(s): Bismarck, ND

Pre-Law Professional Concentration Overview

To enter an approved school for the study of law, a person is expected to have a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree and to have successfully completed the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

A degree which concentrates on the development of critical thinking, effective writing, and strong oral communication skills is a good preparation. Pre-Law Concentration is best suited for majors in: Accounting, Business, Communications, Criminal Justice, English, History Teaching, and Social & Behavioral Sciences.

When the following courses have been completed the student will receive a notation of "Pre-Law Concentration" on his/her transcript.


Concentration in Pre-Law: ACC 101; BUS 311, 312; ENG 202 or 302; CRJ 212, CRJ 312; POL 202, 414; PHI 202; COM 311 or ENG 332 or COM 309; HIS 271 or 272, BUS/ENG/SBS 425-LSAT Preparation.

Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship! 

Some scholarships are available for specific academic programs, such as nursing, while other scholarships are available for certain student populations, such as military and veteran students

We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package. 

Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education. 

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

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We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.