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


Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score