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EL PASO, TX– July 29, 2015 –Vista College announces the addition of a new program: Paralegal, an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Enrollment begins immediately for classes, which start August 3.

“Our team at Vista College is excited to offer the new Paralegal Degree for the community of El Paso,” said Antonio Rico, campus director. “This is a great career opportunity for anyone fascinated by the law or the numerous lawyer shows on television. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there should be more than 46,200 new openings for paralegals up to the year 2022. Employment of paralegals is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.”

The Paralegal, AAS program is designed to offer a well-rounded learning experience where, in addition to performing key duties in a law office or corporate legal department, graduates will be able to successfully prepare legal documents, briefs, pleadings and contracts. In the program, students will receive training in various aspects of the law such as: civil litigation, contract law, family law, probate administration and estate planning.

Vista College offers a wide variety of career training programs throughout Texas as well as in Arkansas, New Mexico and online. Each career program is staffed with industry experts and leading professionals, ensuring students an affordable, quality education that will help them pursue successful careers in their chosen fields. Financial aid is available for those that qualify. Graduates may also benefit from Vista’s career services assistance, including resume preparation and interview coaching.

For more information on Vista College and the Paralegal Associate of Applied Science Degree program, go to or call 915-779-8031.
Vista College is located at 6101 Montana Avenue, El Paso, TX 79925.

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