Kent State University Bachelor’s Degree Programs


  • Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration-Major in General Business with Optional Minors

Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Approved by the American Bar Association, Kent State University’s Kent Campus offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies. Students also have the option to minor in Paralegal Studies in conjunction with a four-year baccalaureate degree (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science). Paralegal Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program combines a liberal arts/general education background with law related specialty courses to provide the graduate with communication skills, knowledge of the legal system, and practical hands-on-experience.

Program Sheet

Admission Requirements

Students who are admitted to Kent State University or have completed the Associate of Arts degree at Lorain County Community College may enroll in the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies Program.

Post-baccalaureate students are admitted automatically if they hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Application Information

Application information

Registration, Scheduling, and Program Information

For registration, scheduling, and program information, contact: Prof. Amanda Paar Conroy, Assistant Professor at Kent State University, by phone at (330) 672-4148 or at

Tuition and Fee Schedule

All fees are subject to change; please contact Kent State’s Partnership office, toll-free at 1- 800-995-LCCC (extension 4860) or direct-dial at 440-366-4860 for current tuition and fees. Fees and charges are due upon registration or upon a specified payment deadline. For more information contact the Kent State University’s Bursar’s Office or at 330-672-2626.


Bachelor of Business Administration

Major in General Business with Optional Minors

The Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business is for students who desire an in-depth understanding of all business areas rather than a specialized area of business, i.e., accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, managerial marketing and marketing.

Program Sheet

Admission Requirements

Application to the Bachelor of Business Administration program can be initiated during the semester in which 60 semester hours will be earned. Student must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average from all colleges and universities attended. Students are also required to complete MTHM 171, ENGL 162, and CMMC 151 with a C or better before applying.

Application Information

Students who meet all required admission requirements are eligible for to apply for the program. To apply, a student needs to submit a completed KSU/University Partnership Application available in the University Center (room 104); a $40 non-refundable application fee; and official transcripts from each institution attended beyond high school. Please do not apply online through the admissions website if you intend to be a partnership student and finish at LCCC.  Before applying, students are encouraged to contact David Petersen  

For questions regarding future semesters or other advising questions, please schedule an advising appointment at

Registration and Scheduling Information

Registration in Kent State courses is limited to only those accepted into the program. Students will need to log in to their Flashline student account to register. Fall semester registration starts in April, Spring semester registration starts in October, and Summer session registration starts in February. Some classes may only be offered online once per year. Please plan accordingly and work closely with a KSU advisor on your educational plans.

Tuition and Fee Schedule

All fees are subject to change, please contact the Bursar’s Office or at 330-672-2626. Courses and tuition are based upon the campus from which the professor originates. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Students taking courses through both KSU and LCCC will need to complete AdHoc Consortium Agreement form along with transient forms. Contact the Financial Aid Office with questions at 330-672-2972.