South University

Program Overview

Study legal ethics, gain practical training experience, learn how to interview clients and witnesses, prepare legal documents, and put research and assistance skill sets to use for the law-office attorney through South University's Associate of Science in Paralegal program.

Supervised externships provide you with essential hands-on applications, including work in:

  • Law firms
  • Real estate and title companies
  • Banks
  • State or federal agencies.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Learn more about South University's accreditation and licensing here.

    American Bar Association (ABA). Only the Savannah campus is approved by the ABA to offer the programs in a partially online format.


    High school diploma or GED equivalent. SAT/ACT scores or satisfactory score on the university administered examination.


    This online program may not be available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, MA, AL and DC.

    The program requires that LGS1005 Legal Research and Writing I be completed in a traditional classroom format. 

    Students in the states of Arkansas and Minnesota will need to complete specific courses as set by policies according to their state.

    School Overview

    South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

    To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.

    South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

    South University can provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.

    South University welcomes those individuals who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.

    Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805 © 2016 South University. All rights reserved. Our email address is

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