September 26, 2017

Paralegal Schools

Paralegal Today 2017 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. And keep reading Paralegal Today for future updates and trends in paralegal education!

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


 

 

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GEOGRAPHICAL LISTING BY STATE


ALABAMA

South University
Montgomery, Alabama
Tel: 800-688-0932

ABA 
AAfPE

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 graduation 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, Arizona 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
AAfPE MEMBER
Day/Evening Classes
www.pima.edu

The Paralegal Institute
18275 N. 59th Ave., Suite 186
Glendale, AZ 85308
Phone: 800-354-1254 • Fax: 602-212-0502

CALIFORNIA

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

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member

California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8619
Phone: 323-343-4967 • Fax: 323-343-4954

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 Approved

National University
5245 Pacific Concourse Drive
Los Ángeles, CA 90045
Phone: 858-642-8337 • Fax: 858-642-8714

ABA   AAfPE

University of California, Davis Extension
1333 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95618-4852
Phone: 530-754-7060 • Fax: 530-754-510

University of California, Irvine Extension
P.O. Box 6050
Irvine, CA 92616
 Tel: 949 824-4598 Fax: 949 824-1547
ABA Approved
AAfPE Member
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: 909-593-3511 x4428 • Fax: 909-392-270
ABA 
AAfPE

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

West Los Angeles College
9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
Phone: 310-287-4438 • Fax: 310-287-4392

ABA AAfPE

Fremont College
18000 Studebaker Road
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: 562-809-5100 or 1-800-373-6668 • Fax: 562-809-7100

COLORADO

Community College of Aurora
9235 E 10th Drive
Aurora, CO 80230
Phone: 303 340-7254 • Fax 303 340-7080

FLORIDA

South University
West Palm Beach, Florida
Tel: 800-688-0932  561-273-6500
ABA Approved
AAfPE Member

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

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 • Fax: 770 423-676 5

South University
Savannah, Georgia
Tel: 800-688-0932  912.201.8000

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member

ILLINOIS

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Tel: 866 519-6482 Fax 888 845-1007

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: 312-281-3300 • Fax: 312-281-3188

ABA   AAfPE

INDIANA

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876
Phone: 812-535-5106 • Fax: 812-535-5010

AAfPE

MAINE

Husson University
One College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207-973-1081 • Fax: 207-992-1985

AAfPE

MASSACHUSETTS

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

MINNESOTA

Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56334
Phone: 320 762-4516 • Fax 320762-4620

North Hennepin Community College
7411 Eighty-fifth Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Phone: 763-488-0294
FAX: 763-493-0560
ABA Approved
AAfPE Member

Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Tel: 651 523-2582
FAX: 651 523-3170

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member

MISSOURI

Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis MO 63119
Contact: Mary Claire Sorensen, Legal Studies Department
Tel: 314-246-7068 Fax: 314-963-6094
Email: marysorensen60@webster.edu

Webster University offers a BA and a MA in Legal Studies, as well as a Paralegal Certificate on both the undergraduate and graduate level. Our Program is approved by the American Bar Association and it is designed to prepare students to meet the ever-changing needs of the legal field. Students learn
theoretical and practical aspects of the law as they gain paralegal knowledge and an understanding of the ethical framework in which legal professionals function. Webster University offers courses through Webnet Plus, which allows students and faculty to connect online and in real time to learn, engage
and collaborate.

ABA Approved
AAfPE Member
Distance Learning
Online Programs

http://www.webster.edu/

NEBRASKA

Central Community College
3134 W. Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
Phone: 308-398-7489 • Fax: 308-398-7398

AAfPE

NEW YORK

Marist College
400 Westage Business Ctr.
Fishkill, NY 12524
Phone: 845-897-9648 • Fax: 845-897-4653

ABA   AAfPE

New York City College of Technology
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-260-5124 • Fax: 718-260-5387

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 Fax: 919 668-6747

Meredith College, Paralegal Program
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919-760-8354 or 919-760-2855 • Fax: 919-760-2898

ABA   AAfPE

OHIO

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

ABA   AAfPE

OREGON

Umpqua Community College – Paralegal Studies
1140 Umpqua College
Roseburg, Oregon 97470
Contact: Crystal Sullivan, Associate Professor, Department Chair
Phone: (541) 440-4663
Email: crystal.sullivan@umpqua.edu

UCC is an equal opportunity employer and educator accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Earn your Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies Degree ONLINE in less than two years with Umpqua Community College. Low cost community college rates, small class sizes, and advisors to help you succeed and stay on track. Gain knowledge and skills to assist attorneys. Learn to draft legal documents, prepare for trails, and conduct legal research in areas such as family law, real-estate law, business law, contract law, criminal law, probate law, and tort law.

Distance Learning
Online Programs

umpqua.edu/paralegal-studies

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 certified paralegals are eligible for advanced standing in our programs.

Online Programs
calu.edu/legalstudies

Central Penn College
Summerdale Campus
600 Valley Rd., PO Box 309
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309
Phone: 717 732-0702 • 800-759-2727

Lancaster Campus
1905 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717 393-0779
Lehigh Valley Campus
1455 Valley Center Parkway
Suite 200
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Phone: 484 895-3745
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

Peirce College
1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: 888.467.3472, ext. 9000
Fax: 215.545.0247
Email: admissions@peirce.edu

Peirce offers the only ABA-approved paralegal bachelor’s degree in the Philadelphia region. Our career-focused program is designed to help you build the foundation you need to navigate the legal system and gain skills for a successful career. Our well-earned reputation for high quality graduates distinguishes Peirce students in the workplace and prepares them for all aspects of the profession. We also offer a post-bachelor’s certificate in paralegal studies for those looking to expand their knowledge and unlock additional career opportunities.

ABA Approved 
AAfPE Member
Distance Learning

Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-320-2400, ext. 7740 • Fax: 570-327-4529

ABA

SOUTH CAROLINA

South University
Legal & Paralegal Studies, Columbia Campus
9 Science Court
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-935-4329
FAX: 803-935-4378

ABA  AAfPE

TEXAS

Center for Advanced Legal Studies
800 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 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

UTAH

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

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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