Other Legal Professions
Types of Degrees Other Legal Professions Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many legal professions (other) graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Legal Professions?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other legal professions majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||55|
|Hispanic or Latino||86|
Other Legal Professions appeals to people across the globe. About 4.8% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in legal professions (other) made a median starting salary of $32,600 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $28,900 (25th percentile) and $36,675 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in other legal professions, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Other Legal Professions Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 109 schools offered some type of legal professions (other) program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||3||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||5||1|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||9||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||4||2|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||1||0|
Majors Related to Other Legal Professions
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other legal professions.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Legal Support Services||10,947|
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||3,620|
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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