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Paralegal Studies - School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Certificate (CERT)

About the Program

accountingA career as a paralegal might be right for you if you have an interest in research and enjoy an intellectual challenge. The associate in applied science program is a two-year program that will get you ready to work side by side with lawyers in a variety of settings, including private law firms, government agencies, corporations and other professional businesses.

The certificate program is designed to get you to work quickly -- after just one year of concentrated study. With a certificate in paralegal studies, you'll be eligible to work under the direct supervision of a licensed attorney and assist in many aspects of the litigation process.


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Paralegal Studies

Career Opportunities:

  • Work in a law firm, government agency or corporation
  • Work with groups that help the poor, elderly or immigrants
  • Help prepare arguments or settlements for civil cases
  • Help sellers, lenders, brokers or others involved in real estate
  • Help families set up trusts or wills
  • Help prosecutors prepare for and investigate criminal cases

 

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For more information, please contact Andrea Sassa Archuleta, 505-428-1916, andrea.sassa@sfcc.edu.

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