A customized path to your career in law
As you prepare for a legal career, you'll have the freedom to concentrate on a subject
area that truly excites you. Law school requires no prerequisite courses and has no
preferred majors, which is why Missouri State's pre-law program is not a major, minor
or series of courses.
Start law school early. Finish your bachelor's degree while in law school.
Many successful attorneys focused their undergraduate studies in subjects that are
considered to be traditional paths to the law, such as history, English, philosophy,
political science, economics or business. Other successful attorneys majored in such
areas as art, music, computer science, engineering, nursing, agriculture or education.
The path you follow is up to you. But to help you along the way, Missouri State provides
pre-law advisors in many departments and also through the Academic Advising and Transfer Center. Your advisors will give you expert guidance on courses, research projects and other
co-curricular opportunities that will help you compete for acceptance into the best
Helping you succeed
Make a smart investment in your future. Access financial aid and friendly support.
Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your