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In this classroom action research, the researcher uses Problem Based Instruction (PBI) Learning Method. The purpose of this study was to find out whether the Problem Based Instruction (PBI) method was used to improve students' critical thinking skills in the legal science course at Ekasakti University in the odd semester of the 2021/2022 academic year. The increase in critical thinking skills by applying the Problem Based Instruction (PBI) teaching model can be seen from the increase that occurred from cycle I to cycle II. The increase in critical thinking skills can be seen from the increase in the number that occurs from each indicator, namely an increase of 20-25% for each indicator of critical thinking ability. An increase in critical thinking skills is directly proportional to an increase in learning outcomes in student PAI subjects. This can be seen from the evaluation results obtained in the first cycle with an average value of 61.29%. The number of students who finished studying in the first cycle were 19 people out of 31 students with a learning completeness percentage of 57.14% including good criteria. The results of the evaluation in the second cycle there was an increase to 83.87, an increase of 22.58, the number of students who finished studying in the second cycle were 26 out of 31 students with a learning completeness percentage of 83.87%. In the affective and psychomotor aspects also an increase of 20-35%.
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