Demand for legal assistants and paralegals is increasing fast. It’s time to come back and earn your bachelor’s degree — be ready to take on real, growing opportunities with an education from the largest university provider of legal support services programs in the U.S.
- Broaden your career outlook. Beyond law firms, employers in corporations, insurance agencies, consulting firms, health care, and many other settings need legal support staff.
- Gain analytical thinking, reading comprehension, legal writing, and communication skills, plus the practical and technical skills required by many professions both inside and outside the legal field.
- Focus your degree plan with an optional concentration in paralegal studies.
- Prepare to sit for professional paralegal certifications.
- Learn from faculty who are practitioners with real-world experience in legal services, law, and policy and know what it takes to succeed in the field.
Build Skills and Knowledge You Can Use Right Away
- Understand the principles of justice, natural law, and civil rights, as well as the social contract between a citizen and the government.
- Research legal sources and apply them to actual scenarios using analysis and argument.
- Apply legal theories and research data to real-world social, political, and economic issues.
- Exhibit professionalism while assisting with legal proceedings or investigations, managing technology, and more.