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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Assistance (Paralegal)

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  • Course description
    Business, Office, Technology

    Legal Assistant

    As a student in this program, you will learn how to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. The courses teach practical job skills in conjunction with the underlying legal theory. Courses are aimed at developing your critical thinking, communication, computer and organizational skills, and competency to handle ethical issues. Upon completion of the program, an experiential learning component in the form of a 150-hour internship is required.


    What Jobs Can I Get?

        * After successful completion of the program, you will be ready to work as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant in a private law office or public, government office. The Department of Labor trends indicate that jobs in this field will increase as more attorneys learn how to utilize Legal Assistants.

    How Long Will it Take?

    ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
    4 semesters + summer (2 years)

    TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE
    2 semesters + summer (1 year)
    Why Office Technology at EITC?

        * Low Cost
        * Great Value
        * High Job Placement
        * Experienced Faculty
        * Hands-on-Training & Internship
        * Individualized Services
        * Small Class Size
        * Comprehensive Legal Education Program

    What Real Students Say

    “Here at the Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office, paralegals are highly regarded. Right now 4 of 8 paralegals are former EITC students. Having EITC on my resume was a great asset. I really love this job. I owe it all to EITC. Thank You!”

    Jerri Hinckley

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