Paralegal Studies

Associate Degree

Career Outlook

Your New Career
Work for private law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies! Wherever you work, you'll have confidence knowing you received the best at-home education available.

  • Earn your Associate Degree in as little as 14 months, with appropriate transfer credit, by studying in the comfort of your home and at your own convenience.
  • Paralegals do exciting and important work in the office and the courtroom.
  • Most employers seek Paralegals who have completed a formal training program.

Your New Career Opportunities as a Paralegal
Paralegals play a vital role in the law office and are increasingly employed by insurance companies, real estate and title firms, and banks!

Wherever you find law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies that require legal services, you'll find a need for skilled Paralegals. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor expects new job opportunities for Paralegals to grow more than 17% through 2022!*

Your New Skills
You'll get the knowledge you need to begin or advance your career as a Paralegal in this four-semester program.

  • Ethics
  • Law and the Legal System
  • Torts
  • Conducting Legal Investigations and Interviews
  • Legal Terminology
  • And much more!

* Salary and growth information is based on the "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition," a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Individual student earnings vary based on experience. Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2022.