November 15, 2018

Paralegal Schools

Paralegal Today 2018 School Directory

Check out the special listings below which feature announcements from the leading universities, schools and organizations that are offering the latest in paralegal educational programs, courses and training. Whether you are interested in getting a paralegal certificate, a paralegal degree, or learning more about technology or other topics this list should help you get started. There are many ways to study online or on campus and you will greatly improve your career opportunities with the new skills and credentials you gain by enhancing your paralegal education. Learn more! Earn more! For detailed info please contact the schools of your choice directly. 

ABA Indicates American Bar Association approved program.
AAfPE Indicates membership in the American Association for Paralegal Education.  

    

 


 

 


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GEOGRAPHIC LISTING BY STATE


ALABAMA

Faulkner University
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL  36109
Phone: 334.386.7304
ABA    AAfPE

ALASKA

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Community & Technical College
604 Barnette Street, Room 103
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: 907-455-2835
ABA   AAfPE    Distance Learning

ARIZONA

National Paralegal College
717 E Maryland Ave
Phoenix AZ 85014-1561
Tel: (800) 371-6105
Email: info@nationalparalegal.edu

National Paralegal College, a leader in online paralegal education since 2003, has educated thousands of students in pursuit of career enhancement and professional development. NPC offers nationally accredited programs that prepares students for a rewarding career in a variety of law- and business-related fields:
Undergraduate Programs:
• 24-credit paralegal certificate
• 60-credit associate of paralegal studies
• bachelor of science in legal studies
• bachelor of business administration concentrations available in human resource management and business law
• Joint Program: associate of paralegal studies and bachelor of business administration
Master’s degrees in any one of three disciplines, offered through NPC’s graduate division, National Juris University:
• Master of Science in Legal Studies
• Master of Science in Taxation
• Master of Science in Compliance Law

Distance Learning
Online paralegal education since 2003

http://nationalparalegal.edu/

PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE in TUCSON, ARIZONA
1255 N. Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709
CONTACT: Linda C. Marks, MCC, Program Director
Telephone: (520) 206-7298 Fax: (520) 206-7202
Email: lmarks@pima.edu

Pima Community College’s ABA-approved Paralegal Program, in warm and sunny Tucson, offers an AAS Degree and a Post-Degree Certificate in Paralegal studies. We provide a solid foundation of core courses, several specialty electives, and an internship opportunity. Instructors are experts in their practice areas, and are skilled teachers. Join us for an exciting new career!

ABA APROVED
Day/Evening Classes
www.pima.edu

The Paralegal Institute
18275 N. 59th Ave., Suite 186
Glendale, AZ 85308
Phone: 800-354-1254

CALIFORNIA

California State University, Los Angeles
Flora Wong, Program Coordinator
College of Professional and Global Education
5151 State University Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8619
Phone: (323) 343-4922 • Fax: (323) 343-4954
Email: fwong13@calstatela.edu
http://www.calstatela.edu/dtla

Offered at Cal State LA Downtown, the Paralegal Studies (PLS) Certificate Program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and offers two convenient schedule options. The Full-Time Compressed Schedule allows students to take morning and afternoon courses and complete the program within one semester. Students enrolled in the Part-Time Evening Schedule take weeknight courses, allowing them to finish the program in two or three semesters. Our program equips students with a strong foundation of legal knowledge and the skills required to apply their knowledge to a variety of practical tasks required of the profession. Cost is $5,400 plus supplies.

ABA     AAfPE

California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542
Tel: (510) 885-2313
ABA    AAfPE 

College of the Canyons
Paralegal Studies Dept.
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Phone: 661 362-3596
ABA    AAfPE

Fullerton College
321 E Chapman Ave
Fullerton, CA 9283
Tel: 714-992-7000
ABA   AAfPE

Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415) 442-6630

John F. Kennedy University
Pleasant Hill - Main Campus
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817
Tel: 800 696-5358
ABA 

National University
5245 Pacific Concourse Drive
Los Ángeles, CA 90045
Phone: 858-642-8337 
ABA  AAfPE

Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa CA 95401
Phone: 707 527-4435  

University of California, Davis Extension
1333 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95618-4852
Phone: 530-754-7060 

University of California, Irvine Extension
P.O. Box 6050
Irvine, CA 92616
 Tel: 949 824-4598 Fax: 949 824-1547
ABA 
AAfPE
Distance Learning

UCR Extension
1200 University Ave.,
Riverside, CA 92507
Contact: Stacy Sweeney, Program Representative
Science, Law, & Humanities Programs And Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Tel: (951) 827-1616 Fax: (951) 827-3043
Email: ssweeney@ucx.ucr.edu

UCR Extension Professional Studies offers the only ABA-approved Professional Certificate in Paralegal Studies in the Inland Empire. The program features an intensive curriculum that combines legal theory and analysis with the practical skills required of paralegals to perform a range of legal tasks to help lawyers prepare for closings, hearings, trial and corporate meetings.

Students receive professional instruction from experienced judges, attorneys and paralegals who undergo a rigorous academic approval. Courses are offered in the evenings and includes internship
opportunities. Usual completion time is 15 months.

Approved for VA benefits
ABA Approved
AAfPE Member
http://www.extension.ucr.edu/

University of California San Diego, Extension
6256 Greenwich Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
Tel: (858) 534-8164 Email: jdunlap@ucsd.edu
Contact: Julia Dunlap, Esq., Director of Legal Education

UC San Diego Extension’s Paralegal Program is taught by experienced paralegals and attorneys, and features curriculum that combines practical skills with legal theory and analysis. The program is ABA-approved.

Program Benefits:
Two program options:

    • Intensive, 12 week Accelerated Program
    • Part-time, taking a series of evening and day courses

Career Services, including one-on-one counseling and a job portal with current listings

UC San Diego Extension law department also offers two additional certificates in Intellectual Property and eDiscovery & Litigation Technology.

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member
Distance Learning
extension.ucsd.edu/law

University of La Verne
1950 Third St.
La Verne, CA 91750
Phone: 909-448-4428
ABA   AAfPE

University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park, Barcelona 204
San Diego CA 92110
Tel: (619) 260-4579 (main)
ABA    AAfPE 

West Los Angeles College
9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
Phone: 310-287-4438 
ABA   AAfPE

Fremont College
18000 Studebaker Road
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: 562-809-5100

City College of San Francisco
88 4th Street
San Francisco CA 94103
Phone: 415-239-3508
ABA    AAfPE

Santa Ana College
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: 714-564-6750
ABA   AAfPE    Distance Learning

Mt. San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Ave., Attn.:  Business Division
Walnut CA 91789
Phone: 909-274-5464
ABA    AAfPE

Cerritos College Paralegal Department
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: (562) 860-2451
AAfPE

De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino CA 95014
408-864-8563
ABA    AAfPE

COLORADO

Community College of Aurora
9235 E 10th Drive
Aurora, CO 80230
Phone: 303 340-7254 

CONNECTICUT

University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven , CT  06516
Phone: (203)932-7373
AAfPE

FLORIDA

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
5840 26th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34207
Tel: 941 752-5359
AAfPE

University of West Florida
Legal Studies Program
College of Professional Studies
Bldg. 85, Rm. 117
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
Tel: 850-474-2344
AAfPE  
Distance Learning  
Online Programs

Westbay Career School
27212 Foamflower Blvd.
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
Phone: 813-907-8961 Fax: 813-973-3577
AAfPE

GEORGIA

 The Paralegal Boot Camp
1401 Peachtree St NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30309
Tel: 404-378-8370
Email: support@paralegal-bootcamp.com

The Paralegal Boot Camp® offers continuing legal education courses that take paralegal careers to the next level. The engaging, interactive courses are available as online courses, live workshops, in-house training programs and webinars.

Paralegal Today subscribers use promo code “ptoday30” to save 30% off your first course.

Online Programs
Live Workshops
In-house Training
Webinars
http://Paralegal-BootCamp.com

Kennesaw State University
College of Continuing & Professional Education
1000 Chastain Rd-MD 3301-KC-Bld 633
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Phone: 770-423-6638 

HAWAII

Kapi'olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI  96816
Phone:  808-734-9100
ABA   AAfPE    Distance Learning

ILLINOIS

William Rainey Harper College
Palatine IL  60067
Phone: 847.925.6407
ABA    AAfPE

College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street, Office T 207
Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198
Phone (847) 543-2517
ABA    AAfPE

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Tel: 866 519-6482 

Rockford Career College
1130 S. Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Phone: 815-965-8616
ABA  AAfPE

Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-281-3186
AAfPE

Loyola University Chicago
Institute for Paralegal Studies
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6820
ABA    AAfPE

INDIANA

Indiana University / Purdue University in Indiana
Paralegal Studies
425 University Boulevard
Cavanaugh Hall 503 E
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317.278.0442
AAfPE

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876
Phone: 812-535-5106 
AAfPE

KENTUCKY

Sullivan University
The Institute for Legal Studies
3101 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205
Phone: 502 456-6504
ABA    AAfPE    Distance Learning

LOUISIANA

Tulane University General Legal Studies Program
125 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans LA
Phone: 70118
ABA   AAfPE    Distance Learning

MAINE

Husson University
One College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 941-7044
AAfPE    Distance Learning

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston University
One Silber WayBoston, MA 02215
Tel: 617-353-2000

MARYLAND

Community College of Baltimore County
School of Business, Education, Justice and Law

7200 Sollers Point Road, Roy Staten Building, Room 119
Contact: Donna S. Mandl, M.A., J.D., Chair, Legal Studies Department
Baltimore, Maryland 21222
Tel: (443) 840-3477 • Fax: (443) 840-3440 • Email: dmandl@ccbcmd.edu

TWO OPTIONS, ONE GREAT CAREER

The Community College of Baltimore County offers an ABA approved Legal Studies program with AAS degree and Certificate options. In its 45th year educating Legal Studies students, CCBC provides students a background in legal theory coupled with practical, hands on experience to successfully assist an attorney in the practice of law. The program features traditional, hybrid and online courses taught by seasoned legal professionals.
Per ABA requirements, students must complete 10 credits of legal specialty coursework through face to face instruction. Paralegals and legal assistants are prohibited from engaging in the practice of law except where permitted by law.

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member
CCBC voted Best for Vets- 2017 Military Times

www.ccbcmd.edu

University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard Ease, AC Largo-Ste 2131
Adelphi, MD 20783
Phone:  240-684-2824
AAfPE

MINNESOTA

Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56334
Phone: 320 762-4516 

North Hennepin Community College
7411 Eighty-fifth Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Phone: 763-488-0294
FAX: 763-493-0560
http://www.nhcc.edu/student-home
ABA  AAfPE 

Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Tel: 651 523-2582
ABA  AAfPE 

MISSISSIPPI

Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: 734-432-5339  
AAfPE

MISSOURI

Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis MO 63119
Tel: 314-246-7068
ABA    AAfPE 
Distance Learning
Online Programs

NEBRASKA

College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68106
Phone: 402 399-2418 
ABA    AAfPE

Central Community College
3134 W. Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
Phone: 308-398-7489 
AAfPE

NEW YORK

Daemen College
Paralegal Studies / Business / Accounting Department
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
Phone: 716 839-8283 
ABA   AAfPE

Marist College
400 Westage Business Ctr.
Fishkill, NY 12524
Phone: 845-897-9648 
ABA   AfPE

Molloy College
Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department
1000 Hempstead Avenue - Siena Hall
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
Phone: 516-323-3812 
AAfPE

New York City College of Technology
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-260-5124 
ABA   AAfPE

Syracuse University Legal Studies/Paralegal Program
700 University Ave., 4th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: 315-443-3299 • Fax: 315-443-4410<
ABA   AAfPE

NORTH CAROLINA

Duke University
114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse
Box 90708, Durham, NC 27708
Paralegal Certificate Program
Tel: 919 684-2601 

Meredith College, Paralegal Program
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919-760-8354 or 919-760-2855 
ABA  AAfPE

OHIO

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1672
Phone: 513-244-4952
ABA    AAfPE

Chancellor University
3921 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-432-8992 • Fax: 216-361-9274<
AAfPE

Cuyahoga Community College
11000 Pleasant Valley Road
Parma, Ohio 44130
Phone: 216-987-5112 
ABA     AAfPE

Lakeland Community College
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland OH 44094
Tel: 440-525-7352
lakelandcc.edu
ABA  AAfPE 

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa Community College
909 S Boston, MCAC G30
Tulsa OK 74119
Tel: 919-595-7317
ABAA     AfPE

OREGON

Umpqua Community College – Paralegal Studies
1140 Umpqua College
Roseburg, Oregon 97470
Phone: (541) 440-4663
Distance Learning
Online Programs

Pitt Community College
P.O. Drawer 7007
Greenville NC  27835
Phone: 252-493-7495
ABA    AAfPE    Distance Learning

PENNSYLVANIA

California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Avenue
Box 103
California, PA 15419
Tel: 724-938-4710 Fax: 724-938-4712
Contact: Dr. Christina A. Toras
Email: toras@calu.edu

California University of Pennsylvania, Middle States Accredited, is proud to provide quality academic programs in undergraduate and graduate Legal Studies. Cal U’s programs are delivered 100% ONLINE in a flexible environment, allowing students to complete their studies from any computer with Internet access. The MS in Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy concentration allows students the opportunity to address, analyze and critique the law from a legal, social, administrative, philosophical and cultural perspective, while enhancing one’s ability to advocate and argue; to research and access; to reconcile and mediate. PACE and PCCE certified paralegals are eligible for advanced standing in our programs.

Online Programs
calu.edu/legalstudies

Central Penn College
600 Valley Rd., PO Box 309
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309
Phone: 717 732-0702
ABA   AAfPE

Delaware County Community College
901 S. Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063
Tel: 610-359-5261   
ABA     AAfPE

Drexel University
3001 Market Street, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: (877) 215-0009
Online Programs

Duquesne University Paralegal Institute
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
600 Forbes Avenue
216 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
ABA  AAfPE

Lehigh Carbon Community College
4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville PA 18078
Phone: 610-799-1594
ABA    AAfPE

Peirce College
1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: 888.467.3472, ext. 9000
AAfPE   Distance Learning

Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-320-2400, ext. 7740 
ABA

SOUTH CAROLINA

Midlands Technical College
P.O. Box 2408
Columbia, SC 29202

Trident Technical College
PO Box 118067
Charleston, SC 29423

TEXAS

Center for Advanced Legal Studies
800 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Suite 100
Houston, TX  77042-1912
Contact: Eric H. Happe, Director of Distance Education
Tel: 800-446-6931 Fax: 855-422-4466
Email: eric@paralegal.edu

Center for Advanced Legal Studies was founded in 1987 to provide specialized paralegal education and training. Accredited paralegal programs are available 100% online allowing students to see, hear and interact with their instructors and classmates in real time. We bring the classroom to you. Student benefits at Paralegal.edu:

  • Canvas LMS. Innovative and Intuitive Learning Management System
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Real-time web-conferencing designed for education
  • Westlaw. Premiere online legal research service for attorneys and legal professionals
  • Microsoft Office 365. Includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and more
  • Paralegal.edu email. Your professional email address to keep after graduation.
  • Prestigious • Professional • Paralegal

AAfPE Member
Distance Learning
Online Programs

https://www.paralegal.edu

San Antonio College
ACT/Business Department
1819 Main
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210-486-1067
AAfPE

UTAH

Broadview University
898 N 1200 W
Orem, UT 84057
Tel: 877-822-5838
AAfPE

VIRGINIA

Northern Virginia Community College
Alexandria Campus
5000 Dawes Avenue, Bisdorf Room 238
Alexandria, VA 22311-5097
Phone: 703 845-4601
AAfPE

WASHINGTON

Highline College
2400 S. 240 Street
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: 206-592-3436
ABA     AAfPE

Spokane Community College
1810 North Greene Street  MS 2011
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
Phone: 509 533-7470   
AAfPE

WASHINGTON, D.C.

The George Washington University 
2121 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-1000
AAfPE

WISCONSIN

Madison Area Technical College
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI  53704
Phone: 608.246.6520
ABA    AAfPE