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Paralegal Studies Program

The Paralegal Studies program is designed to prepare students for positions as paralegals in the legal and business fields.

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Degrees


  • SEMESTERS: 4
  • CREDITS: 61
  • LOCATIONS:
  • Prescott, Online
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The Paralegal Studies program is designed to prepare students for positions as paralegals in the legal and business fields. Individuals who are already employed in the legal field and seeking advancement opportunities may also select this program of study. Paralegals work under the supervision of an attorney and their work includes preparing legal documents, researching and compiling information, and communicating with clients. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as computer literacy skills, are important to the paralegal.

Certificates


  • SEMESTERS: 2
  • CREDITS: 30
  • LOCATIONS:
  • Prescott, Online
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The Paralegal Studies certificate program is designed to prepare students for positions as paralegals in the legal and business fields.

Paralegals work under the supervision of an attorney and their work includes preparing legal documents, researching and compiling information, and communicating with clients. Excellent written and oral skills, as well as computer literacy skills, are essential to the paralegal.

The Legal Office Clerk certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level clerical positions in law offices.

Additional Program Information


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