Comments about Bachelor of Science Legal Assistant Degree - At the institution - Jacksonville - FL - Florida
Start training for one of the fastest-growing occupations and become a paralegal assistant. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Statistics predicts that the demand for paralegals and legal assistants to grow 22 percent between 2006 and 2016. Jones College’s Bachelor in Science Degree Program with a Legal Assistant Major will prepare you for entry-level positions as part of the legal team in a:
* Law firm
* Savings and loan association
* Government agency
* Insurance company
* Title company
The Legal Assistant usually works under the supervision of an attorney and assumes part of the attorney’s workload, freeing the attorney for tasks that only attorneys are qualified to perform. Your paralegal studies are supplemented with business and general education courses. You’ll be prepared for the many roles that you may be asked to fulfill in the legal environment.
This program is an extension of the Associate in Science Degree Program with a Major. The Bachelor’s Degree program gives you the opportunity to select from a range of legal specializations to help you fulfill your career goals. This is not a pre-law program.