Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal
Tompkins Cortland Community College

Program Details

Would you like to work in the legal field, side-by-side with attorneys?  Join the fast-growing careers of a paralegal or legal secretary.  At Tompkins Cortland Community College, you can earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal 100% online.  This degree, besides providing a core of general education knowledge, will prepare you to research and draft legal documents.  You will study and gain insight to various types of law, including:

  • Family law
  • Estate planning
  • Real estate law
  • Civil litigation

This degree is asynchronous, meaning you can take courses at any time, from anywhere – there are no class meeting times.  Furthermore, if you already hold a bachelor’s degree or have previous college credit, this AAS may be completed in less time.


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score