Some schools offer bachelor or master degree programs in paralegal studies, which make students eligible for paralegal employment, as well as opening doors to the possibility of law school admission. (See a list of recommended schools here.)
A typical BA program in legal studies covers a wide range of legal courses, as well as a variety of general education subjects. A typical course list might look something like:
- Legal Research & Writing
- Criminal Law
- Civil Litigation
- Wills, Trusts & Estates
- Family Law
- Legal Drafting
- Business Organizations
- Real Property
- Income Tax
- Legal Interviewing & Investigation
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Intellectual Property
- Administrative Law
- Law Office Management & Technology
- Immigration Law
- Constitutional Law
- Legal Studies Capstone Project
- Management Information Systems
- Money & Banking
- Writing for Managers
- Critical Thinking
More information on specific school programs can be found at each school’s Web site. Here you can see what programs are available near you.
Paralegal Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs Enrolling Now
National American University
National American University is about personal development and community. When you choose to attend NAU, you don’t just join a group of diverse students and faculty; you join a group of people from all walks of life sharing a unique experience.
Our staff is devoted to helping you balance your education with your personal and professional obligations – it’s our commitment. Through flexible class scheduling, dedicated career advisors and quality programs, NAU strives to provide a caring and supportive learning environment to ensure your success as a student.
At Globe University, we prepare students for exciting careers in high-value fields. Imagine getting paid for what you love doing. It all starts with career-based training at Globe University. We offer master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Our graduates are prepared for careers in business, health science, technology, legal science and creative media.
Find out where the future can take you with an outstanding college education. At Platt College, you’ll find the career-specific programs and training for the careers you really want. Come explore a variety of career paths that fit your lifestyle in a positive learning environment that combines real-world experience with small, private college instruction. Classes are conveniently scheduled during morning or evening hours to work around outside employment commitments. For working adults, Platt’s curriculum offers a way to continue earning a living while studying for a new career.
Keiser University eCampus Online
For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions. Degrees are offered with a curriculum that is in pace with technology and workforce demand trends in business, criminal justice, healthcare and computer technology. Our “one-class-at-a-time” approach allows busy students to focus on their education and balance the demands of work and family.
Central Penn College
Central Penn College gives you the support you need every step of the way. You’ll enjoy flexible day, evening and online courses in an accelerated degree program. Plus one-on-one counseling, financial assistance and more. To get started, apply today. Open the first door.