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