Associate of Applied Science in Legal Support and Services
This degree program is a sound first step if you are interested in beginning a career associated with the legal field.* More and more, legal staff and support service professionals are being hired beyond the doors of law firms; positions may be available in corporations, insurance firms, consulting firms, and health care institutions.†
*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. Graduates are not authorized to practice law or give legal advice.
†Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 20164-175 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants, on the Internet www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :Per Quarter Credit
In State Rate:$371.00
Out of State Rate:$371.00
Additional Fees :$2,360.00
Fees Overview :
Technology Fee per Term: $295.00
Note: Technology fees are not charged to U.S. military service members enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Estimated Degree Cost - In State:$35,750.00
Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:$35,750.00
Estimated Degree Cost - Military:$14,850.00
International Students Accepted:Yes
May be required to complete an informational interview. To apply you must meet one of the following standards: Are a high school graduate; Possess a General Education Development certificate or state-specific equivalency diploma; Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state; Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation. May be required to take an entrance examination.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
At this time, residents of the following states may not enroll in the online Associate of Applied Science in Legal Support and Services program: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.
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