Paralegal Associate of Applied Science

An excellent way to enter the field of law without having to bear the time and expense of years of schooling is to obtain an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal from Vista College. You can develop the skills and knowledge you need to begin your career in law in as little as 70 weeks*.

Associate Degree ParalegalAs a Paralegal you may be called upon to perform a variety of key duties in a law office or corporate legal department. With a paralegal associate degree, you will be able to successfully prepare legal documents, briefs, pleadings and contracts.

You will also be able to perform legal research to help attorneys prepare a case. In essence, you will be an invaluable “right hand” that attorneys need in order to serve the best interests of their clients.

What Does a Well-Rounded Paralegal Associate Degree Program Consist Of?

The type of degree that makes the greatest impression on potential employers provides students with a well-rounded educational experience. You will receive training in various aspects of the law, such as:

    • Civil litigation
    • Contract law
    • Family law
    • Probate administration and estate planning

To develop your office and writing skills, coursework also entails common legal office procedures, English composition and legal writing.

Flexible Schedule

Patient Care Technician ProgramFor many people, finding the time to pursue a paralegal associate degree presents a major challenge. Our Paralegal AAS degree program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who want to keep their jobs while they learn or take classes on a full-time basis. The availability of day and evening classes provides the needed flexibility so you can complete paralegal associate degree requirements.

Your First Step to an Exciting Career

All Vista College courses are taught by instructors possessing years of applicable experience in the legal field. Our classroom setting allows for valuable one-on-one instruction to facilitate the learning process.

Upon completing your degree, you will also benefit from Vista College’s Career Services Assistance.

To learn more about how the right paralegal associate degree can open the door to a fascinating new career in the law and to get answers to your questions, contact a Vista College Admissions Representative today.

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* Successful, full-time enrollment required to achieve 70-week completion date.

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