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, choose a campus below to download.

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Paralegal (Associate) - Everest University Brandon - Online Programs.
  • Everest University Brandon - Online Programs Completion rates for this program*:
    • For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, 13.3% completed within 200% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 200% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, 14.4% completed within 300% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 300% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, 7.7% completed within 100% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 100% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, 10.3% completed within 150% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 150% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Paralegal (Associate) - Everest University Orlando South - Online Programs.
  • Everest University Orlando South - Online Programs Completion rates for this program*:
    • For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, 12.6% completed within 200% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 200% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, 13.6% completed within 300% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 300% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, 12.6% completed within 100% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 100% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, 16.2% completed within 150% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 150% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Paralegal (Associate) - Everest University Pompano Beach - Online Programs.
  • Everest University Pompano Beach - Online Programs Completion rates for this program*:
    • No students enrolled part-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, or the program was not offered during this period.
    • No students enrolled full-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, or the program was not offered during this period.

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