School of Business, Professional Studies and Education

The Paralegal Studies program prepares you for career success in the legal field. Whether you see yourself working in a large public agency, a small local law office, or with the courts and beyond, this program trains you in the skills employers want. From conducting legal research and writing, composing pleadings, and processing civil and criminal cases; to interviewing clients and witness, gathering discovery, and performing case investigations, you will confidently contribute to any legal team.

Completing the Paralegal Studies program, you will earn an Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Studies degree. This AAS degree is the most widely accepted credential of employers hiring paralegals, both locally and nationally. While in this AAS program, you are also trained in legal office operations and earn legal assistant certificates. Additionally, by participating in the program’s internship course, you work in a local law office for a semester and use your legal skills even before graduating.

With an Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Studies degree you are on your way to a successful legal career. Talk to us about your future today!

Career Opportunities

  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant
  • Court clerk or staff
  • Government agency staff
  • Non-profit agency
  • Legal secretary
  • Private law firm
  • Judiciary support
  • Corporate legal department