Paralegal Studies


In addition to a 100% placement rate, our Paralegal Studies program cultivates, educates, and prepares students for careers as paralegals and assistants in law related professions. It is designed for students who want a two-year degree to enter the workforce or for those who desire to gain skills and work in the legal field while going to law school. This program teaches legal research, analysis, writing, and use of law-related technology as well as analytical and critical thinking skills.

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Career Opportunities

Students graduate with a portfolio, career-ready documents, writing samples, and skills sufficient to move immediately into a legal career. Graduates from this rigorous program have a reputation for excellence in the legal field. Our graduates are working in large and small law firms, government agencies including prosecutors’ offices, financial institutions, courthouses, corporations, and various other institutions.

What You Can Do With A Paralegal Degree

This should give you an idea of the types of careers you can seek with a paralegal degree:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Arbitrator
  • Bar association administrator
  • Billing professional
  • Claims adjuster, administrator, appraiser, examiner and investigator
  • Compliance and enforcement inspector
  • Compliance officer
  • Computer consultant
  • Conflicts analyst or specialist Contracts administrator
  • Corporate trainer
  • Corrections officer
  • Court clerk
  • Court interpreter
  • Court reporter
  • Design/developer of trial visual aids
  • Editor for a legal or business publisher
  • Equal employment opportunity specialist
  • Evidence technician
  • Fingerprint technician
  • Grant writer
  • Investigator
  • Judicial assistant
  • Jury consultant
  • Law librarian
  • Law clerk
  • Legal analyst
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal secretary
  • Legal software representative
  • Legislative analyst
  • Loan closing coordinator
  • Loan interviewer and clerk
  • Mortgage processor
  • Municipal clerk
  • Occupational health and safety specialist and technician
  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal instructor
  • Parole officer
  • Patent database administrator
  • Probation officer
  • Property manager
  • Real estate agent, broker or assistant
  • Risk management technician
  • Securities analyst
  • Securities compliance officer
  • Small business owner
  • Tax Preparer
  • Technical Writer
  • Title examiner, abstractor and researcher
  • Title insurance administrative assistant
  • Trial court coordinator
  • Trust officer
  • Victim or witness advocate for county district attorney's office or U.S. Attorney's office
  • Virtual Assistant
  1. Paralegal Studies AAS Degree

    Paralegal Studies degree required courses and graduation requirements.

  2. Paralegal Studies Certificate

    Paralegal Studies certificate required courses and graduation requirements.

    Paralegal Studies Certificate Gainful Employment information.