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

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Campuses: Royal Palm Beach

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science - Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Altamonte Springs, Gainesville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal

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Campuses: Miami

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

Online Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associates of Science in Paralegal

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Online

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  • Associate in Applied Science - Paralegal

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal (Online)

Ohio Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Warrensville Heights

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Wilmington, Fayetteville, Raleigh

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science

Maryland Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Beltsville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies

Texas Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Dallas, 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)

Wyoming Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Cheyenne

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Colorado Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Greeley, Longmont

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Kentucky Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Louisville

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAB)

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Campuses: Florence

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Lexington, Louisville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal Studies

New York Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: New York

Degrees Offered:

  • A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Albany, New York

Degrees Offered:

  • Advanced Paralegal Studies (A.A.S.)

Iowa Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Cedar Falls, IA

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Applied Science - Paralegal Studies

Utah Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Murray, Layton

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal Studies

Campuses: Layton, West Jordan, Orem

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Applied Science - Paralegal

Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Schools

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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, Wilkes-Barre

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Specialized Business - Paralegal

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Campuses: Summerdale

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Paralegal (Hybrid)

Campuses: Phoenixville, North Wales, Warminster

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's in Paralegal

California Criminal Justice Schools

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

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

Oregon Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Portland

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

Campuses: Springfield, Wilsonville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Legal Assisting/Paralegal

Hawaii Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Honolulu

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (Associate Degree)

New Mexico Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Albuquerque

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AAS)

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

Indiana Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Indianapolis

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

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Campuses: Indianapolis

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Idaho Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Boise

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

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Campuses: Meridian

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate in Applied Science - Paralegal

Arizona Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Phoenix

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

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Campuses: Tucson

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies

Kansas Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Lenexa

Degrees Offered:

  • Paralegal (AS)

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Campuses: Overland Park

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Minnesota Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Richfield, Elk River, Waite Park, Rochester, Brooklyn Center, Blaine

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Campuses: Moorhead, Minneapolis, Woodbury

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

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Campuses: Roseville

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Wisconsin Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Middleton, Madison, Rothschild, Green Bay, Eau Claire, Grand Chute

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate's - Paralegal

Connecticut Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Southington

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science - Paralegal

Missouri Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Kansas City

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

South Dakota Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Sioux Falls

Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

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