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  • American Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Encounters
  • American National Government
  • U.S. Homeland Security System
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • U.S. Health Care Policy
  • Law, Justice, and Society
  • Sport Law and Business Law
  • Intro to the American Legal System
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Healthcare Law
  • Trial in American Law

Misericordia also offers a Pre-Law Specialization for a powerful focus on law and a legal career:

For those students majoring in History, English, Philosophy, or Medical Health Humanities (MHH), there is also a Pre-Law Specialization that adds an additional career-oriented dimension to their academic work – whether the student aims to attend law school or pursue a different law-related career. The Pre-Law Specialization combines coursework in any of these four majors with classes that cover a variety of legal topics, from constitutional law to courtroom drama. Classes and internship opportunities give students insights into the legal profession and prepare them for success in law school and other law-related careers.

Every year, Misericordia students are admitted to excellent law schools, and from there go on to do important and challenging work in law. Recent MU grads have been admitted to:

  • American University College of Law
  • Fordham University School of Law
  • Catholic University Law School
  • Boston University College of Law
  • Albany Law School
  • SUNY Buffalo School of Law
  • George Washington University Law School
  • Temple University School of Law
  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law
  • Duquesne University Law School
  • Villanova University Law School
  • St. John’s University School of Law
  • Weidner University Commonwealth Law School
  • Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary
  • Touro Law Center

In addition to becoming lawyers, pre-law graduates have established careers in:

  • Local & national law firms (as legal assistants)
  • Federal law enforcement
  • Court administration
  • State & local police departments
  • Government administration