As the nation’s most populous state, California has a massive legal system that employs thousands of lawyers and paralegals. These professionals are among the highest paid in US and opportunities are expected to grow. Choose your paralegal program from the list of California schools below. You may choose from traditional classroom courses and flexible online programs, and from a variety of reputable paralegal degrees.
As a California paralegal, you will:
- Prepare cases for court
- Research previous cases and decisions
- Draft and outline contracts
- Assist lawyers with trials
Some career figures for paralegal professionals in California:
- Average annual salary: $58,570
- Currently employed: 28,500
- Employment outlook: 18% Growth over the next decade
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
California Paralegal Schools Enrolling Now
Bryan University Online
Bryan University has a proven track record of successfully preparing graduates for over 70 years. Through hands-on, student-centered learning experiences, coupled with individualized support, Bryan students graduate with practical, productive skills that lead directly to high-demand professional careers. Unlike traditional institutions, Bryan also offers job placement assistance and lifetime refresher courses to ensure its graduates remain competitive for many years to come. Bryan enjoys a position within the higher education spectrum that is unique, respected, enviable and worthy of emulation.
- Bryan University Online
- Associate Degree in Litigation and E-Discovery Paralegal
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.
- Los Angeles
- Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies
Kaplan University Online
At Kaplan University you’ll find professors with real-world experience who can help you develop your talent and achieve your goals. We offer more than 180 degrees in areas such as health sciences, legal studies, nursing, business and technology, and more!
Kaplan is one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education with operations around the globe.
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- Kaplan University Online
- Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate
South Coast College
South Coast College has been helping students prepare for new, exciting careers in the legal and medical fields for more than 45 years. We are dedicated to providing a student-centered environment where you can gain the best legal and medical training possible.
We offer ideal facilities, resources and career-focused programs to help you gain the competitive edge employers look for. Our instructors are industry-proven professionals who care about helping you through every step of your educational journey.
Our friendly, student-oriented environment allows students to get one-on-one attention and academic guidance. Through classroom demonstrations, hands-on operation of equipment and by practicing on-the-job techniques in externships, our graduates are prepared to add value to their employers’ organizations the day they begin work.
- Paralegal Studies
- Legal Administrative Assistant
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.
- Keiser University eCampus Online
- Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
What sets Charter College apart from other career focused colleges is our focus on individualized student support. Everyone’s journey to success takes its own course and our instructors, counselors and staff are there to make sure you find your way there. We hire teachers who are working in their fields. We build facilities that provide up-to-date equipment and hands-on training. Whether you want to learn on campus or want an accredited online college to fit your schedule, contact Charter College to learn more about our programs.
- Long Beach
- AS - Paralegal Studies
- Certificate - Paralegal Studies
- Diploma - Legal Assistant