Online Paralegal Associate Degree Program

Join a profession that is expected to grow much faster than the average among employment for all industries. There is a growing need for paralegals in the legal profession.*

They continue to assume a growing range of tasks and perform many of the same jobs as lawyers.

The program prepares future legal assistants and paralegals to carry out tasks such as:

  • Researching Legal Issues
  • Drafting Legal Documents
  • Preparing Pleadings
  • Summarizing Document
  • Organizing Trial Notebooks
  • Interviewing Client

Learn fundamental knowledge about the formation of contracts, breach of contracts, and remedies for the breach of contracts. become familiar with the terminology, policies and procedures applied to: estate planning, wills, trusts, estate taxes, estate sales, and joint tenancy.

The associate in science degree in legal assistant/paralegal provides you with the skills to interview, gather, review, and analyze factual situations; research the law; prepare and interpret legal documents; conduct day-to-day operations of a legal office.

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

*Source: www.bls.gov/oco/ocos114.htm



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  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Paralegal (Associate) - Everest University Tampa - Online Programs.
  • Everest University Tampa - Online Programs Completion rates for this program*:
    • No students enrolled part-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010, or the program was not offered during this period.
    • No students enrolled full-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, or the program was not offered during this period.

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