The pre-law major at Fresno Pacific University will not only equip you with knowledge of the legal and criminal justice systems of the United States, but a broad education that’s key for getting into a top law school. As an FPU pre-law major, you’ll also benefit from professors on the cutting edge of restorative justice. Courses will provide you with an understanding the practical contexts of legal issues, how to effectively communicate with clients, navigate court systems and train you to be a servant-leader to people of all walks of life.


  • Interdisciplinary in approach
  • Courses include business, history, communication, philosophy, political science, sociology and psychology.
  • Opportunities for extra curricular integration of coursework

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the pre-law major you’ll be prepared for advanced study in law, criminal justice, mediation and legal history, among many other fields.

Program director

Bret Kincaid
Bret Kincaid, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science