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Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal

Program Details

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.

Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Accuplacer college placement test may be required

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Restrictions

Rio Salado College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.