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The Legal Studies Program mission, at Gannon University, is to provide consistency with the
University mission, that includes preparing students to enter the legal field
with the knowledge, skills and competency to be valued and respected members of
the legal profession.
The most important goal of the legal studies
program is to prepare students to enter careers
in the legal field, in law firms, courts, and public and private settings with the
skills that are important to employers. This experience includes a strong exposure in what is
considered ethical behavior, and with the understanding that without a law
degree and bar admission, they will only work under the supervision of an
attorney. Other goals include the
ability to work on a team and expand their knowledge through continuing legal