Paralegal Associate's Degree Programs

Paralegal associate degrees are the most popular degree option for becoming a paralegal. The paralegal associate degree curriculum may vary by school, but core courses should be similar in content. You'll learn about the legal system in the United States, laws and court systems. Ethical conduct and how to respond to situations involving legal ethics, conflicts of interest, confidentiality and other related issues may be addressed in the core curriculum. You should learn the terminology used in the legal system and how to understand legal documents, contracts and other legal material. As a paralegal, helping an attorney research and write legal documents is a key function of your job. Different paralegal associate degree programs may have varying areas of specialization, so researching different programs is a benefit.

Paralegals assist attorneys in both public and private practices by helping to investigate cases, prepare strategy for trials and meeting preparartion. You may also help prepare contracts, wills and related legal documents.

Florida Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Jacksonville, Melbourne, Daytona Beach, Tallahassee, Lakeland, Fort Myers, Tampa, Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, West Palm Beach, Miami

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies (Online)
  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Orlando, Largo, Melbourne, Lakeland

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  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Royal Palm Beach

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Gainesville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal

Campuses: New Port Richey, Ocala, Fort Myers, Tampa

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Kentucky Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Louisville, Lexington

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Louisville

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAB)

California Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Ontario, Los Angeles, La Puente, Anaheim

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Campuses: Salida, Stockton, Concord, San Francisco, Hayward, Fresno, Milpitas, Salinas, Rancho Cordova, Roseville

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

Campuses: Los Angeles, Upland, Anaheim

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal

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Campuses: Los Angeles

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal Studies (Associate of Arts Degree)

Colorado Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Colorado Springs, Thornton

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Associate's - Paralegal

Campuses: Greeley, Longmont

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Texas Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Dallas

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: San Antonio

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal Studies - Associate's

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Campuses: Amarillo

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal - Associate's

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Campuses: San Antonio

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

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Campuses: Austin

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies

Missouri Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Springfield

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: St. Joseph

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal
  • Associate's in Paralegal Studies

Washington Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Fife

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Nevada Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Henderson

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Pittsburgh

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Erie

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal

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Campuses: Wyomissing

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Specialized Business - Paralegal

Campuses: Pottsville, Dickson City

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Specialized Business - Paralegal

Campuses: Phoenixville, Warminster, North Wales

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal

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Campuses: Summerdale

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Paralegal (Hybrid)

New York Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Rochester

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: New York

Degrees Offered:

  • A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Bethpage

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science - Paralegal Studies

Ohio Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Warrensville Heights

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Dayton

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal

Campuses: Independence, Columbus, Sharonville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Business - Paralegal

Alabama Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Montgomery

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Birmingham

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

South Carolina Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Columbia

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Charleston

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science - Paralegal

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Campuses: Greenville

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAS)

Georgia Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Savannah

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Atlanta

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAB)

Virginia Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Glen Allen

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

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Campuses: Chesapeake

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Law

North Carolina Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: High Point

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Wilmington, Fayetteville, Raleigh

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science

Oregon Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Springfield, Wilsonville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Legal Assisting/Paralegal

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Campuses: Portland

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

Hawaii Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Honolulu

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

Oklahoma Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Oklahoma City

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAS)

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Campuses: Oklahoma City

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal Studies

Idaho Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Boise

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

Indiana Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Merrillville

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

Wisconsin Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Green Bay, Appleton, Wasau

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Minnesota Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Brooklyn Park, St. Cloud, Lake Elmo, Bloomington, Moorhead, Mankato, Eagan, Blaine

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Roseville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Illinois Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Aurora, Rockford, Romeoville, Mokena

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Kansas Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Topeka

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Overland Park

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Connecticut Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Southington

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science - Paralegal

Arizona Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Tucson

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science - Paralegal Studies

Utah Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Murray, Layton

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies

Online Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Business

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