Are you interested in getting a paralegal degree, and are you looking at paralegal schools? Well, discover how a South University Paralegal degree can help you learn the skills needed for this rewarding career. The Paralegal degree program is designed to provide educational training for individuals to serve as paralegals or legal assistants. The Paralegal degree consists of specialized course work and a supervised externship in selected legal settings such as law firms, real estate and title companies, banks and state or federal governmental agencies. Practical training from the South University Paralegal degree program prepares graduates working under the supervision of a licensed attorney to perform many tasks in a legal office, including but not limited to, interviewing clients and witnesses, preparing legal documents and otherwise assisting attorneys with the preparation of their cases.
Columbia, Montgomery, Partially Online, Savannah and West Palm Beach are approved by the American Bar Association.
Only the South University program at Savannah has had courses approved in an alternative (online) delivery format by the ABA. Additionally, those who enroll in the partially online Paralegal and Legal Studies Programs in Savannah must complete LGS 1005 Legal Research and Writing I and three other paralegal/legal studies courses of their choice, with guidance from their program director or academic counselor in the traditional classroom format on a South University campus or other institution that meets our transfer criteria.