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The online Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies program prepares you to support a legal team with legal research, analysis and limited interview and investigating duties, as well as preparing legal documents for client, attorney and court review. The course curriculum builds a foundation of legal support knowledge that students can use in a variety of settings including with a small law practice, large firm or even a corporate or government legal team.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More transferability: Students can transfer in up to 75% of credits for this degree.

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Courses in this program start frequently, so it's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

More credibility: UA Grantham's Paralegal Studies degree is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct according to the standards and principles set forth by the paralegal profession
  • Critically assess situations and alternative solutions presented by the attorney, client and/or court
  • Conduct interviews and investigations in compliance with boundaries and limitations established by the paralegal profession
  • Demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills through effective correspondence with clients, attorneys, witnesses and key court and business personnel
  • Analyze case law for relevance when preparing legal documents for attorney and court review
  • Demonstrate organizational skills that contribute to an efficient and effective legal practice (management of people, time, data and files)

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Talk to a dedicated admissions representative and get answers to all your Paralegal Studies questions. Give us a call at 800-955-2527 or email us at admissions@grantham.edu.

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