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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies Certificate prepares students for entry-level (non-attorney) legal positions. The scope of the certificate encompasses various legal specialties so that after completing this program students are prepared for a variety of legal positions whether in a law firm, corporation or governmental agency.

In addition to being able to discuss and describe the various legal specialties, students obtain the research and writing skills necessary for legal work. Students are exposed to various legal software programs used in handling cases and will apply their classroom learning through a required internship. In order to be eligible for this program, a student must have previously earned an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree.

 
$3,690 Average Tuition Per Year
31 Average Credit Hours Required
 

Career Opportunities

  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Judicial Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • Contract Analyst
  • E-Discovery Manager