Paralegal Studies - Associate of Applied Science Degree

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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.

Virginia Peninsula 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.


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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