Paralegal Studies

Associate in Science

This program is designed to provide the education and skill development to prepare students for entry-level employment or supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the field.   Students will learn the technical skills necessary to performs specifically delegated substantive legal work, for which a lawyer is responsible.  In this program, students will be exposed to tort law, family law, real estate law, criminal law, probate and estate planning.  In additional to theory, students will engage in practical applications and skills such as case reviews, conducting legal research, and preparing legal documents,

After successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

Program Details

  • 60 Credits
  • 2-Year program

Class Options

Related Certificates

  • No certificates are currently available for this program.

Career Outlook*

Paralegal is a growing career filed across the nation with a variety of career options.  In the local market, the entry level salary averages $30,014 to $36,712 with more experienced Paralegals earning an average of $40,040 or more annually. In addition to legal offices, Paralegals are often employed in local government, public administration or legal services fields.

Average or Median Salary

$30,014 – $36,712

*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.