According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, paralegal employment is projected to grow by 12% through 2030 (above average compared to other career fields). The Associate of Applied Business in Law & Paralegal Studies program is designed to prepare graduates for a variety of job opportunities in private practices as well as in most areas of government, business, and nonprofit organizations.
Job opportunities for those with an Associate of Applied Business in Paralegal Studies degree include, but are not limited to:
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
Students must take at least nine semester credits or the equivalent of legal specialty courses through synchronous instruction.
Students can transition to UC Online’s Bachelor of Science in Law & Paralegal Studies after they complete this program.
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Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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