Mission and Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare individuals as legal assistants in law-related occupations by providing the students with basic knowledge of the law, oral and written business communications skills and the ability to analyze and organize information. Such individuals will be prepared for employment opportunities in private law offices, the insurance industry, governmental agencies and court systems, as well as the contract or legal departments of various business enterprises. Upon completion of the paralegal degree or certificate program the graduate will be able to function as a paralegal in a legal environment; draft legal documents; conduct legal research; analyze legal problems; and adhere to the legal codes of ethics.

Program Learning Outcomes