Information on Paralegal Studies & Education

If you are looking for a stable career with great pay, and you have in interest in law, consider pursuing a degree in paralegal studies. This can be a great opportunity for individuals planning on going to college because there are several different options to choose from when it comes to acquiring an education in this particular field of law. If you want to finish school within two to four years, an associate or a bachelor's degree in paralegal studies may be the best way to go. If you really enjoy school, and don't mind going another one to two years, you can apply to grad school and seek after a Master's degree. Additionally, if you prefer an alternative to attending college for 2-6 years, there are some certificate programs such as the CLA (certified legal assistant) or RP (registered paralegal) which you can take online at your own convenience or attend courses on a nearby campus.

Associate Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Certified Legal Assistant Certificate

Registered Paralegal Certificate