Paralegal Degrees To slash costs and lighten attorney workload, law offices everywhere are increasingly turning to their number one weapon: paralegals.

The result is the Bureau of Labor Statistics bullish "much faster than average" employment projection through 2014, with paralegal/legal assistant positions ranking second only to hi-tech jobs. While verboten from actually practicing law, they are indispensable in preparing for closings, hearings, trials, corporate meetings; investigating cases, researching precedents, obtaining affidavits, and preparing documents and presentations.

Competition will be keen, however. Todays paralegal faces the challenges of an increasingly complex and tech-based field. They now have many more specializations to choose from. They now also use research databases, the Internet, CD-ROM, imaging software, billing programs and tax-computing software packages.

Our online Paralegal degree programs help you stay on top of brave new legal world. They will train you to research legal issues, drafting legal documents, prepare pleadings, summarize documents, organize trial notebooks and interview clients. These are just a few of the bread-and-butter skills you'll use to ply your entry-level trade in private law firms, government, bank legal departments, corporations, insurance companies, accounting firms, and real estate development or property-management firms.

Most entrants have an associates degree in paralegal studies, or a bachelors degree coupled with a certificate in paralegal studies. Regardless of degree type, your specialization options can take you anywhere from Alternative Dispute Resolution to Social Security Law.

Explore the online Paralegal programs below and request more information today. The respective college or university will help you make sure that a particular program is best for your educational and career goals.

Schools Offering Paralegal Programs

Charter College Online

Charter College Online offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • AS - Paralegal Studies

Charter College Campus

Charter College Campus offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Associate Degrees|Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Certificate Programs|Certificate - Paralegal Studies

Colorado Technical University

Colorado Technical University offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies

Westwood College

Westwood College offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal (A)

Everest University Online

Everest University Online offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal (Associate)
  • Paralegal (Bachelor's)

Brown Mackie College

Brown Mackie College offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal (Associates Degree)
  • Paralegal Assistant (Certificate)
  • Paralegal Assistant (Diploma)

Anthem College Online

Anthem College Online offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal (Associates)

Remington College Online

Remington College Online offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal - Associate's of Science

Eagle Gate College

Eagle Gate College offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal Studies (Associate's)
  • Paralegal Studies - Associate of Science

Provo College

Provo College offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal Studies (Associate's)

Eagle Gate College Online

Eagle Gate College Online offers the following Paralegal programs: Click Here For More Information >>
  • Paralegal Studies (Associates)