The online Paralegal Program is designed to prepare students for a career as a paralegal, legal researcher, or legal assistant. This program provides students with a strong foundation in core areas of the law, legal terminology, and research skills. The student must own a computer or have access to a computer with Internet access in order to take this class. Student must attend an ONLINE orientation before registering.
- Do you have passion for the law?
- Do you enjoy conducting research?
- Do you get along with people?
- Are you a perfectionist?
- Are you a detail-oriented person?
This career may be for you!
- Introduction to Paralegal
- Introduction to Law
- Legal Terminology
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Tort Law
- Wills, Trusts, and Estates
- Legal Research
- Total Hours 624
CERTIFICATIONS OF COMPLETION issued upon
successfully passing all classes
Possible Job Opportunities
- Legal assistant
- Legal researcher
- Legal secretary
- Law clerk
The typical graduate earns $53,180 per year after leaving this program
Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, 2015. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment.
**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Division of Occupational Employment Statistics 2016