Legal Support of National Security | Specialist's Degree Program | Altai State University

Today's new major program is designed to train professionals prepared to develop and implement legal norms, legally enforce national security, and ensure law and order. This promising field combines training in legal disciplines and the fundamentals of national security. Upon completion of the program, one becomes a full-fledged specialist in the application of criminal law and state security. The qualification awarded, which will appear on the diploma, is "lawyer." Specialists trained in this program can carry out law enforcement activities, protect the interests of an individual, society and the state, participate in ensuring law and order, conduct research, legal training and education, draw up legal documents, represent interests in court, and legally support business.


40.05.01 Legal Support of National Security


State and legal specialization

Learning mode

  • Full-time education – 5 years
  • Part-time training – 5 years 6 months

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

38 000 - 80 000 ₽

Entrance tests

What training you get

The best modern educational methods are used in teaching, among which are different teaching formats: trials, Socratic method, business games, trainings, quizzes, as well as a combination of individual and team work.

Special block of disciplines - application of blanket norms of criminal law, qualification of official crimes, qualification of crimes in the sphere of computer information, comparative criminal law, means of personality protection in criminal proceedings, application of international law in criminal proceedings, investigation of crimes committed by juveniles, forms of criminal proceedings and others allow graduates to be effective in fighting against crime.

Internships for students can take place in agencies that control the safety of work in industry, energy, transport, agriculture; agencies that ensure the security of communications and information; law enforcement and judicial agencies; agencies that assist the courts (bailiff service, agencies and institutions of justice and internal affairs, prosecutor's office).

Career opportunities and graduates

Students can pass internships in agencies controlling the safety of work in industry, energy, transport, agriculture; bodies ensuring security of communication and information facilities; law enforcement and judicial authorities; bodies rendering assistance to courts (bailiff service, bodies and institutions of justice and internal affairs, prosecutor's office), where after graduating in the position of a legal adviser, investigator, criminalist, interrogator, police officer etc. remains to work.


  • The head of the program is Igor Nikolaevich Vasev, Candidate of Legal Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Theory and History of State and Law.
  • Phone: + 7 (3852) 296-532
  • E-mail:

Print version Modified 26.06.2023