Associate in Applied Science in Legal Studies
Herkimer County Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Legal Studies degree program from Herkimer County Community College prepares students for positions in law offices, banks, real estate firms, brokerage houses, federal, state, and local government agencies, and other institutions requiring employees with legal training. Graduates have the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Interview a client and gather a case history 
  • Conduct both independent and directed legal research and fact gathering activities
  • Draft pleadings, bills of particulars, motions, wills, contracts, memorandums of law, and other commonly encountered legal documents
  • Perform standard filing and recording procedures
  • Summarize documents in a case file 

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Herkimer County Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score