Paralegal Studies (A.S.)

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As a graduate of our Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies Program, you will have the relevant education, qualifications and knowledgebase needed to become a paralegal, a critical element to any legal team. You’ll gain the insights, knowledge and skills needed to pursue entry-level legal support positions on corporate legal teams, at law firms or within the judicial system. 

This program is designed to help you:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of political institutions and their processes.
  • Cultivate an awareness of the inevitability of power and politics in human life.
  • Think critically about the role of government in our lives, especially its range and limits.
  • Develop the essential professional skills needed for a life of service to legal work.

Take your place in the legal sector and play a part in helping others achieve legal remedy.  Fill out the form on this page to learn more about our Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies!

Program Outcomes

Develop a robust skills foundation transferrable to a number of technical fields.

Cultivate an applied approach to your area of expertise.

Master scientific concepts that reflect real-world applications.

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