Paralegal

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Paralegals are in high demand

The legal profession continues to grow. As a paralegal, you could work for a large private law firm; a public agency, such as the Department of the Attorney General; or a small office with one or two lawyers. Good paralegals are in high demand.

Our Paralegal associate degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be practicing paralegals in law firms, government agencies, corporations and the courts.

The Benefits of Central Penn College

  • Financial aid available to those who qualify
  • Associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs
  • Flexible day, evening and online classes available
  • Hands-on learning
  • Continued support and assistance for alumni

A key member of any legal team

As a student in our Paralegal program, you’ll learn to use legal terminology, principles and procedures… conduct legal research… draft briefs, memoranda and pleadings using proper legal formatting… prepare a case for trial… carry out tasks under the supervision of a lawyer… and much more.

Get the skills you need to pursue the career path you want!

ABA Approved

The Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Non-attorneys may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law. The ABA approval requires that 10 hours of legal specialty courses be taken in the traditional (face-to-face) format.

The Central Penn College mission:

Central Penn College opens opportunities to students from a variety of academic backgrounds by providing the education needed for employment and advancement in their fields.

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