Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies
Lawyers depend on paralegals and legal assistants to help them succeed in their practice of law. At South University, the Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program can equip you with the training, education, and relevant experience needed to enter this important role. Courses will cover torts and remedies, legal research and writing, ethics, civil litigation, estate planning, legal software, and business, family, and criminal law. In the Paralegal Studies associate’s degree capstone course, you’ll gain valuable experience in a legal setting such as a law firm, real estate company, bank, or federal government agency. In this setting, you’ll work under the supervision of a licensed attorney to perform tasks like preparing legal documents or interviewing clients and witnesses in preparation for real cases.
American Bar Association
The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies and the Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies programs at South University are approved by the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7598 312.988.5522 800.285.2221.
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We're committed to helping our graduates make an impact in their professional and personal lives. We applaud our alumni and the difference they make. Check out what some of our Criminal Justice & Legal Studies graduates have to say.
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This Saturday, June 19, at 12:00 PM ET, South University celebrates the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 with a live virtual graduation event! Join us as we celebrate this milestone in our graduates’ lives.
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Alumni Spotlight: Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
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South University is proud to support local Tampa Bay residents by working with Advent Health to help administer the COVID-19 vaccine locally through help from our staff and nursing students to 700 pre-registered Florida residents.
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South University is proud to serve the Austin-Round Rock (or Central Texas) area with our staff and nursing students helping to support the administration of the first 3,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines locally.
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Chancellor Steven K. Yoho - Named One of the 10 Most Visionary Education Leaders of 2020 by The Education Magazine
South University’s Chancellor Dr. Steven K. Yoho has been named among the 10 Most Visionary Educational Leaders of 2020 by The Education Magazine.
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