Our Paralegal Associate Degree can help you move into a paralegal career quickly, with the knowledge and experience you need. Our advanced curriculum has been designed following published recommendations from the American Bar Association (ABA), the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), and others.
Our curriculum will help develop your legal research skills through the use of Westlaw and Lexis Nexis, the most well-known legal research services available. Our experienced instructors ensure you get the guidance you need for a successful career, working with you to develop the skills employers value in job candidates.
After you graduate, you can take the National Certified Legal Assistant/Paralegal Examination (CLA/CP Exam) and become a certified paralegal. Rasmussen College even covers the application fee for our graduates.
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Rasmussen College is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.ncahlc.org 800-612-7440.
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, for-profit, Higher Education
Quarter Schedule (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
Varies by program and location, though many courses are delivered in a blended format with both online and on-campus components. Courses offered through the online campus are completed entirely online.
Students must own a personal computer with Internet access and Microsoft Office. Students should be familiar with basic computer operations, sending and receiving email and file attachment navigation.
None, but applicants must be English speaking.
There are no on-campus requirements.
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Fill out an application packet, complete an entrance exam, attend orientation.