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Career Area: Business, Management and Administration
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-110-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Legal Studies / Paralegal Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Paralegal
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal Secretary
Business Paralegal

Average Median Wage

$33017

Legal Studies / Paralegal Programs

Paralegals work under the supervision of lawyers in a range of tasks–researching the law; investigating; preparing for hearings, trials and real estate closings; interviewing clients and witnesses; and preparing legal documents and other legal correspondence. Paralegals cannot give legal advice or represent clients in court. If you are detail-oriented, organized, strong in communications and enjoy researching and analyzing facts, you might find a career as a paralegal very rewarding.

Shared programs give students access to career majors that might not otherwise be available at their local college. Where these career fields are in high demand, two or more colleges may agree to share program components at the individual colleges. Because the colleges are collaborating, students may need to attend certain classes at another college to fulfill the program requirements. For more information please contact one of the colleges listed.