Missouri State University

Careers and Outcomes

Becoming a lawyer

The field of law and legal studies has always been a popular one.

Lawyers deal with issues such as:

  • Major courtroom cases
  • Minor traffic disputes
  • Complex corporate mergers
  • Straightforward real estate deals

Lawyers are employed in many different areas, including:

  • Giant industries
  • Small businesses
  • Governmental agencies
  • International organizations
  • Private trade associations
  • Public interest groups

This diversity within the legal field attracts many people. Moreover, lawyers play a vital role in contemporary society. The pre-law program at Missouri State is designed to assist you in competing for places in any of the nation’s law schools.

Going to law school

Missouri State pre-law students have been very successful in law school admissions, including many top ranked law schools, such as:

  • American University Washington College of Law
  • Cornell University Law School
  • Duke University School of Law
  • George Mason University School of Law
  • Lewis and Clark Law School
  • Loyola Law School- Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Michigan State University College of Law
  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • The Ohio State University
  • Tulane University Law School
  • Vanderbilt Law School
  • University at Buffalo Law School Suny
  • University of Arkansas School of Law
  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • University of Iowa College of Law
  • University of Kansas School of Law
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • University of Miami School of Law
  • University of Michigan Law School
  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • University of Tulsa College of Law
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Washington University School of Law