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.

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript
  • Transcripts from each college previously attended
  • ACT, ACCUPACER, or COMPASS scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission