The Paralegal program is a program through which students may earn an Associate in Applied Science. This program is designed to teach students primary skills in legal research, writing, and technology that provide a foundation for lifetime skills development in the paralegal field.
The program prepares students to assist lawyers in law firms, as well as work in the legal department of corporations, banks, insurance and title companies, or other for profit and non-profit organizations. Graduates may also secure employment in various local, state, or federal government agencies. The Paralegal program combines legal theory and knowledge of the profession with the practical application skills that are required of a paralegal who is seeking an entry-level position in the legal environment and related fields.