The average individual with some college education earns about 19% more than a person who has only completed high school*. Click on the "Go" button to get started on your career training.
* SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Study, Current Annual Social and Economic Supplement http://www.census.gov/cps
You can learn about the necessary tools to provide vital assistance to lawyers, clients and courts.
The Paralegal Associate Degree program core courses include:
With additional courses available in:
You can learn fundamental knowledge about the formation of contracts, breach of contracts, and remedies for the breach of contracts. Become familiar with the terminology, policies and procedures applied to: estate planning, wills, trusts, estate taxes, estate sales, and joint tenancy.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
Some career opportunities may include working as an entry-level paralegal in:
Upon graduation, you’ll receive an Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Paralegal. Although no different from an AS degree, some states may award an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree.
Programs may vary by campus. Please refer to the school catalog available at the campus in your area for specific program information.
*Adapted from the Professional and Related Occupations - [http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos114.htm#outlook] Paralegals and Legal Assistants section of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Your own hard work, professional attitude and demeanor, experience, and local market factors may impact personal employment opportunities.
* Schedules subject to change. Program versions may vary by campus. Please contact the campus for current programs and schedules.
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