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Legal Studies/Paralegal

Launch an exciting career in the legal field with Gateway’s Legal Studies/Paralegal associate degree program. Perfect for organized, task-oriented individuals who enjoy writing and conducting research, this program teaches you everything you need to know about courtroom procedures, documentation processes, trial preparation and legal writing programs used in law firms today. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to begin working for an attorney in a private setting or government office.

  • Gain comprehensive skills from legal experts who are well-versed in the needs of the tri-county area, including criminal, immigration, bankruptcy, family and estate law.
  • Learn where you want with a completely online class format that begins in the fall.
  • Benefit from real-world experience and build your resume through an optional internship, where you’ll work in a legal setting preparing documents and assisting an with attorney organization, client meetings and research.
  • Graduate fully prepared to start a rewarding and successful career as a paralegal.
Program Credits




Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $9,985
Books & Supplies: N/A

Start Dates


Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Paralegal, Court Clerk, Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Law Office Manager