Paralegal Studies

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Learn legal concepts and gain the communication skills necessary to be successfully employed in the legal community as a paralegal. Gain practical experience by working in the legal field as part of the completion of this program.

Complete this course 100% online

Why choose this program?

• Taught by attorneys and highly experienced paralegals

• Become career ready for high-demand jobs

• Up to 400 hours of on-the-job experience to practice applying your skills

• Over 90% of students are employed before they graduate

Career Opportunities

The Paralegal Studies program prepares students for entry-level jobs and future careers in the following areas: law firms, businesses, insurance companies, financial institutions, public agencies, title companies, and government offices.

Success at UCC

  • "Everything was online. Canvas was very easy to use, and I was able to make those connections with other classmates and discussion groups."
    Alexander Quirarte
    UCCOnline Paralegal Student
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  • “I've had two careers in my life, one in customer service and the other in IT. I'm really looking forward to starting a third as a paralegal.”
    Steven Szabo
    Paralegal, UCC Alum
  • “I love UCC because they want to be inclusive and make it accessible for people with disabilities, queer students and all genders, and everyone to feel included and loved.”
    Melissa Roy
    UCC Paralegal student
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  • "The online program fit perfectly with my busy work and life schedule."
    Kim Tardie
    Kim Tardie, UCC Alum, Paralegal
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More program info

Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.

Money for college

Between scholarships, grants, work study, and loans, students like you can qualify for thousands of dollars to help them reach their education goals.