Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal
Marshalltown Community College

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal program is designed for students who want to go directly into the workforce after graduation as paralegals or legal assistants.  The curriculum teaches students how to perform some of the same tasks as lawyers and to do legal research and write reports to help prepare and support legal cases, preparing them to complete any work that the attorney supervising them may delegate.  You will gain basic skills in writing and research, computers, public speaking, and ethics, while also gaining knowledge in areas of law including real estate, business, criminal, torts and litigation, bankruptcy, employment, and alternative dispute resolution.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Marshalltown Community College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score