Paralegal

Paralegal Degree Program 

The Maria College Paralegal degree is a two-year degree program offered on weekends. Paralegals work in places such as law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. Their primary purpose is to support the legal work of these offices, through tasks including file organizing, conducting legal research and drafting documents. 

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage of paralegals is more than $46,000 per year and the growth of jobs in this field is expected to continue. If you prefer a certificate instead of a degree, Maria College also offers a one-year paralegal certificate.

Program Highlights

    • Weekend class format allows accommodation for people with weekday obligations
    • Classes are taught by practitioners in the field
    • Students study both law and legal research
    • Degree program can be completed in two years