Paralegal Studies - Associate Degree | Thomas Nelson Community College

Paralegal Studies - Associate Degree

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04/01/2020 - 4:43pm
Paralegal Studies - Associate Degree
Program Details
Credential: 
Associate of Applied Science
Academic Division: 
Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

Lawyers need you. You’re just two years away from a career as a paralegal.

Thomas Nelson can prepare you to excel in the field with courses in criminal law, business, constitutional law, family law, legal research and more. You’ll even get hands-on experience during an internship.

Possibilities 

With an associate degree in paralegal studies, you’ll be qualified to assist lawyers with the services they provide for their clients. Explore positions such as:

  • court reporter
  • court municipal and license clerk
  • judicial law clerk
  • legal secretary
  • legal support worker
  • paralegal and legal assistant
  • title examiner, abstractor and searcher

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Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.

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