Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Program Details

The online AAS in Paralegal Studies from NMSU-Alamogordo prepares students for careers in key administrative support roles in law.  Paralegals work under the supervision of licensed attorneys in all disciplines of the law, from business litigation to international commerce.  Coursework in this program may prepare students to sit the Certified Paralegal Exam offered by the National Association of Legal Assistants.  Examples of class subjects are:

  • Legal research and writing
  • Tort and insurance
  • Legal ethics



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official high school transcripts/GED scores
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission