Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal
Rio Salado’s paralegal program provides students with an overview of the foundations and types of law including business and tort law, and the fundamentals of litigation. Paralegals assist attorneys with legal research, legal writing, preparation of exhibits and case management. While not authorized to provide legal advice or practice law, paralegals are an integral part of the legal community.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal program is designed to provide students with training required for employment as a paralegal. The program covers foundations and types of law including business and tort law in addition to fundamentals of litigation. Courses focus on paralegal responsibilities in the various areas of law practice, including the development of effective written and oral communication skills, critical thinking skills, computer proficiency, and legal research techniques. Legal theory and ethics are integrated throughout the program.
The total number of credits required for this program is 64. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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