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Paralegal

Are you looking for a fast-paced, challenging career? Do you like to help others? Do you want a profession with high job satisfaction? If your answer is yes to even one of these questions, working in the legal field as a paralegal could be the career for you!

Paralegals are indispensable to attorneys and are often considered the attorney’s “right hand.” As a paralegal, you must work under the supervision of a licensed attorney and may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

Pima’s Paralegal degree and post-degree-certificate can prepare you to be a paralegal in two years or less. 

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  "Pima’s Paralegal program is so well organized, and the instructors are so knowledgeable and helpful. Many of the program's instructors are working attorneys so their teachings are very practical and informative."

Jeremiah Thompson, Pima paralegal student

Accreditation

This program is approved by the American Bar Association. As a paralegal, you must work under the supervision of a licensed attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

You have the option to schedule both day and evening classes in a traditional classroom environment, as well as a variety of asynchronous online classes and blended/hybrid and remote synchronous instruction.

A minimum of nine semester credits or the equivalent of legal specialty courses must be taken through synchronous instruction.

Job Growth

The job growth for paralegals from 2016-2026 is above the average for all jobs at 21%.
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job growth

List of Degrees

AAS - Associate of Applied Science

List of Certificates


Contact Us

To find out more about the Paralegal program, call 520.206.7182 or fill out the form below:

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www.pima.edu/paralegal

Location

Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7182
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ABA American Bar Association  - ABA Approved Paralegal Program
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