Certificate in Paralegal
Hutchinson Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Paralegal program prepares students to become paralegals, also known as Legal Assistants, who will perform legal work under an attorney’s supervision.  The curriculum teaches students how to provide support to lawyers and perform a wide variety of duties including conducting legal research, participating in meetings, and reviewing legal documents for production.  Students can take electives that best suit their interests and the types of law they would like to participate in.  Courses include:
  • Law and the Legal Assistant
  • Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Estates, and Trusts
  • Legal Ethics
  • Introduction to Legal Research and Writing

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Hutchinson Community College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, ACCUPLACER

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score