School of Business, Professional Studies and Education, 505-428-1308
This program prepares students for employment as paralegals/legal assistants in private law firms, courts and government agencies, corporations, businesses and organizations conducting legal-related work. Students learn legal principles, legal research and writing, case management, interviewing and investigating, preparation of legal documents, law office administration and legal ethics.
NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit section, or speak with an academic advisor.
Students can follow the Program Map listed below to complete this program: