Associate in Science

Social and Behavioral Sciences and Human Sciences

About this Program

The Paralegal/Legal Studies, A.S. program prepares students to perform effectively as a part of a legal services team and helps students successfully enter the field of paralegal and/or legal assisting. The course work in the program also serves as an informal primer for students considering law school.


Total Credit Hours:

64

Estimated Time to Complete Program:

5 terms*

*based on 15 credit hours per term

Estimated Tuition Cost:

$6,453.12*

Eligible for Financial Aid:
Yes

Eligible for Veteran's Aid:
Yes

*based on current in-state tuition rate of $100.83 per credit hour


Program Overview & Requirements

Program Purpose:
To prepare students to enter the field of paralegal and/or legal assisting and to perform effectively as a part of a legal services team. The course work in the program also serves as an informal primer for students considering law school.

Program Length:
64 credit hours

Academic Division:
Behavioral, Social Sciences and Education

Contact:
(850) 201-8488

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

Note: Students who intend to earn a Paralegal/Legal Studies Associate in Science degree in a timely manner should pay close attention to the paralegal classes offered each semester and make enrolling in paralegal classes their first scheduling priority. The courses in this program are primarily offered as online or evening classes.