The A.A.S. degree program for Paralegal prepares students with the necessary skills to become highly trained paralegals to meet the needs of corporations, law firms and offices, and other sectors where law-related work is performed. The A.A.S. requires 24 hours of credit from the General Education Core and 39 credit hours of core paralegal courses for a total of 63 credit hours. Students completing an A.A.S. in Paralegal are employable in any area where law-related work is conducted. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
The Wright College Paralegal Program is approved by the American Bar Association.