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Central Penn Can Help
The law has been around for as long as the history of civilization. Do you have a passion for getting involved in a fundamental aspect of the social history of the world?
At Central Penn, we have the resources necessary to help you find a future in the world of law.
Our Associate in Science degree in Paralegal will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a paralegal in law firms, government agencies, corporations and courts. This degree can also serve as a springboard to advance further in your education.
The Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Paralegals may not provide legal services to the public except as permitted by law. The ABA approval requires that ten (10) hours of legal specialty courses be taken in the traditional (face-to-face) format.
Our Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies offers a high level of preparation for your pre-law education or future legal profession. Our curriculum provides a hands-on study of legal research and writing, law office and courtroom procedures, and case preparation, including participation in mock trial. By the end of this program, you will be in a good position to reach your educational and professional goals.
The Legal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Paralegals may not provide legal services to the public except as permitted by law. The ABA approval requires that ten (10) hours of legal specialty courses be taken in the traditional (face-to-face) format.
The Benefits of Central Penn College
What You Can Expect to Learn
You will benefit from our legal education resources, ranging from Central Penn’s own entirely-updated law library to computerized research tools. These resources will help you learn:
- The bodies of law, the legal system, judicial processes and legal theory
- Problem-solving and research ability relative to legal issues, principles and procedures
- Strong writing and verbal communication skills
- Technical skills in legal research
- The ability to perform and manage legal tasks in an ethical manner
- Professional maturity and preparedness to function effectively in a legal environment
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**Not all programs are offered in every format at all locations.