Earn Your Paralegal Degree or Certificate
Through our Paralegal Associate’s degree online at Rasmussen College, you gain the career-relevant skills you need to provide services in all phases of the legal system, including courts, law firms and government agencies, under the supervision of an attorney. Our Paralegal training online program helps you develop the strong writing and critical-thinking skills necessary to excel in a career in today’s fast-paced legal environment.
If you choose our Flex Choice ® option that allows you to combine traditional courses and self-directed assessments, you can save time and money while pursuing a degree on a schedule that fits your lifestyle. In addition, if you have already earned an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, our online Paralegal Certificate curriculum is designed to give you the core legal knowledge and skills you need to start your paralegal career in as little as one year.
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Gain In-Field Paralegal Skills Employers Seek
Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your Paralegal training online courses, you can prepare for a successful criminal justice career across a wide range of paralegal opportunities. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:
Legal Analysis and Insight
Develop your ability to draft legal documents, index case files, synthesize data, properly cite legal authorities and identify relevant information sources for legal problems.
Navigate Legal Research Tools
Learn how to navigate extensive legal research tools such as LexisNexis and how such databases are used in the legal research process.
CLA/CP Exam Preparation
Prepare to take the National Certified Legal Assistant/Paralegal Examination (CLA/CP exam) at no additional cost to you.*
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How Much Could You Earn as a Justice Studies Professional?
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