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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program provides students with the knowledge and education for direct employment opportunities in the paralegal field. It also provides the academic foundation for students interested in pursuing law school.

With the exception of giving legal advice, making court appearances and setting fees, a paralegal may carry out many tasks under the supervision of an attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services to the public, except as permitted by law.

Career Opportunities

  • Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Contract Specialist
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Legal Analyst

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies Minor is a twenty-one-credit program approved by the American Bar Association that develops intellectual and analytical skills, educates students for direct employment opportunities in the legal field, as well as additional career possibilities.

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Graduate Programs

Paralegal Studies Certificate Program

This certificate provides students with the knowledge and education for direct employment opportunities in the paralegal field. It provides additional career possibilities in combination with a variety of majors. It also provides the academic foundation for students interested in pursuing law school. This program is approved by the American Bar Association.

With the exception of giving legal advice, making court appearances and setting fees, a paralegal may carry out many tasks under the supervision of an attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services to the public, except as permitted by law.

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