Online Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies
The University offers its Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies to help working adults prepare to meet the demands of the paralegal profession. This law-based degree is designed for career-motivated individuals and is facilitated entirely online. Students have the flexibility to complete a foundational management degree and balance it with their existing schedules. Students gain a formative understanding of litigation, ethics, real estate law, criminal law, paralegal procedures, legal research, writing, civil practice and general law. This career-relevant program provides a foundational education and attracts working adults interested in the general field of law, legal support and administration.
The online A.S. in Paralegal Studies stresses valuable skills such as effective writing and communication, legal reasoning and critical thinking, interpersonal and organizational management, and effective legal research practices. The University partners with industry advisory councils to verify that the curriculum keeps pace with legal industry standards and practices. Students interact online with other professionals and they learn from practitioner-instructors, many who bring extensive legal and management experience into the classroom discussion.
Live Virtual Open House
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
American Public University is proud to present a University Open House where staff from various departments will discuss our student-first mission and the roles they play at the University.
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