Associate of Applied Science in Legal Assistant
Baltimore City Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Legal Assistant degree program from Baltimore City College prepares students to perform all the duties required of a paralegal, such as conducting legal research, writing correspondence, drafting legal documents, managing a law office, investigating cases, interviewing clients and witnesses, and generally aiding attorneys in preparing for trials and hearings. The curriculum is broken down into three segments:

  • First-level courses examine principles of law, legal research, writing, ethics, and office procedures.
  • At the advanced level, students take specialty courses such as litigation, criminal procedure, real estate, business organization, and family law.
  • Further specialization is available in areas such as estates and trusts, communications law, and environmental law.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Baltimore City Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission

Admission Tests


Additional Info

  • Adults not holding a high school diploma or equivalent become eligible for degree and certificate programs after successfully completing 15 college-level credits and a placement test.