A.S., Paralegal Studies

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Hodges University

Associate of Science, Paralegal Studies

The Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program prepares you for successful careers with law firms of all sizes. Upon graduation, you will be fully qualified to assist attorneys and other legal professionals with legal research, evidence collection, communications, document and litigation preparation, and the general duties of the daily practice of law.

Hodges University’s program also offers a unique benefit not found in most paralegal programs: eDiscovery and eLitigation. The management of email, privacy issues and electronically stored information are at the cutting edge of current legal practice. The paralegal studies program will enable you to fill the urgent need for legal professionals with expertise in this area by learning practical techniques for managing information security on behalf of clients and law offices.

What can I do with this degree?

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:

  • Paralegal
  • Court Reporter
  • Court Clerk
  • Legal Analyst
  • Judicial Assistant
  • And more!

What’s in it for you:

  • A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
  • 100% fully online classes.
  • Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
  • Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete an application and pay the application fee through Complete Florida
  • Provide residency information
  • Provide high school graduation or GED information
  • Students with transfer credit may need to take a free online entrance exam and send copies of official transcripts from previous institutions
  • Students within five years of high school graduation will need to submit ACT or SAT scores
  • Students with an AA or an AS degree do not need to submit test scores or take an entrance exam

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