What Careers Can I Pursue with the Hofstra Law Online Programs?

More than 116,200 new legal service careers are expected to emerge between 2016 and 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A graduate degree from Hofstra Law can lead to advanced career paths and advancement in roles that require practical knowledge of the law and U.S. legal system.

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law Careers

Hofstra Law graduates have parlayed their degree into key roles. Examples include:

Job Title Median Salary Top Earners
Paralegals and legal assistants $50,410 $81,180
Arbiters, mediators and conciliators $60,670 $124,570
Court reporters $55,120 $100,270
Lawyers $119,250 $208,000
Judges and hearing officers $94,790 $169,050

Research provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Master of Arts in American Legal Studies Careers

Hofstra Law graduates earn the legal knowledge required to enhance their current roles. Examples include:

Job Title Median Salary Top Earners
Compliance officers $67,870 $107,010
Financial examiners $81,690 $153,850
Property, real estate, and community association managers $58,670 $128,630
Accountants and auditors $69,350 $122,220
Insurance claims adjusters, examiners, and appraisers $64,690 $93,510

Research provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where Do Hofstra Law Graduates Work?

Our graduates work in a variety of legal service roles across industries. With a Master of Arts or Master of Laws in American Legal Studies, you can qualify for professional roles in:

  • Local, state and federal government
  • Finance and insurance organizations
  • Legal service firms
  • Business support groups
  • Health care organizations
  • Private legal practice