The Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies is designed to educate and train paralegals to work under the
supervision of attorneys in law firms, insurance companies, government agencies, title companies, banks, and corporations.
- Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS): Paralegal Studies
- Associate of Arts (AAS): Paralegal Studies
are trained in legal research and a range of aspects of law
and order to support lawyers in their daily work.
research and investigations; helping to prepare cases; drafting legal
documents; interviewing and preparing witnesses and clients for
depositions and court appearances; and, performing other, administrative
duties in law offices are some of the daily tasks paralegals perform.
The Certificate of Technical Studies in Paralegal Studies
provides intensive training so that graduates enter the job market as paralegals. All courses in the certificate program apply to the Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies.
Annual salaries in this field average between $36,397 and $60,796.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.