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Program Description 

Pre-law is a program designed to advise students about the opportunity of attending law school and entering the legal profession. We welcome students who want to explore the possibility of a legal education as well as students who have already decided to pursue a legal education. The goal of the program is to assist the student in making an informed decision about law school.

Pre-law advising includes discussing possible majors and classes to prepare for law school, guidance on the law school application process, information about the LSAT, details about specific law schools, as well as information about careers in the legal profession.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Understand the requirements and process for admission to law school
  • Select a major and classes that are of interest to the student and will help the student reach the goal of attending law school
  • Understand the career opportunities associated with obtaining a law degree
  • Be accepted to law school

Course Map 

Prospective Students 

Current Students 


Students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities offered by joining the Rockhurst chapter of Phi Alpha Delta the national Pre-law Fraternity. 


  • Graduates have an increased possibility of being accepted into law school.
  • Graduates pursue careers as:  
    • Prosecutor 
    • Criminal Defense Attorney
    • Business Attorney
    • Intellectual Property Attorney
    • Government Service Officials