Legal Professions and Studies
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Albany State University

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Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies - Career Program

This program is designed to prepare graduates as competent paralegals or legal assistants. Graduates will gain a broad knowledge of numerous areas of law while strengthening specific legal skills that will enhance their role as non-lawyers in the delivery of legal services. The paralegal program will train students in the practical application of legal theory and develop analytical, critical thinking, communication, and organization skills. While paralegals or legal assistants may not provide legal services directly to the public, graduates of this program will be prepared to work effectively and efficiently with attorneys, clients, and the public and will demonstrate a high regard for ethical behavior, professional responsibility, and confidentiality.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   Online    Evening and weekend courses are available.

Institution Website:  https://www.asurams.edu/ new window          Program Website new window

Georgia State University

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Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

This is a fully online program for an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.gpc.edu/online new window          Program Website new window

Valdosta State University

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Bachelor of Arts in Legal Assistant Studies (eMajor)

The Bachelor of Arts in Legal Assistant Studies has the central objective of training persons who are anticipating a career in support of the legal profession. The formal course work will lead to an understanding of the fundamental constitutional context of the American legal system. The student will also have the flexibility of choosing from several specific substantive legal subject matters. The completion of the other requirements of the Bachelor of the Arts degree will ensure the broad education expected of the liberal arts. The requirement of a formal minor will ensure additional exposure to a related field. The capstone experience for the major is an internship which will allow the student to explore the practical aspects of a career in the legal profession. Successful completion of the degree will ensure that the student is qualified to take the national certification test for legal assistants.

Degree / Award Level:   Bachelors
Program Availability:   Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.valdosta.edu new window          Program Website new window

Georgia Southern University

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Bachelor of General Studies (Online) Justice Studies Concentration

The Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) Online program provides opportunities for students to study Business, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Sociology, Writing, and Music. The degree offers a solid core curriculum program along with the freedom to choose three of these fields to study. This online interdisciplinary degree that allows for study in several areas, the B.G.S. is organized to provide an academically sound program with carefully planned core and area concentrations. The student who earns this degree will have achieved a broad-based education in a fully accredited program. Students will have flexibility in choosing from a wide variety of upper-division courses in these areas of study each semester. The Online Bachelor of General studies provides the opportunity to earn a degree from a highly respected university in a format designed to fit your schedule.

Degree / Award Level:   Bachelors
Program Availability:   Online    Fully Online

Institution Website:  http://www.georgiasouthern.edu new window          Program Website new window

Armstrong State University

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Criminal Justice Certificate

In conjunction with the USG's Adult Learning Consortium, Armstrong is offering this 30-hour certificate program designed to fold into the Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. This certificate program is aimed at providing non-traditional students who are active and retired members of the military, military spouses, and public and private employees who wish to pursue career advancement.

Degree / Award Level:   Certificate
Program Availability:   Online   

Institution Website:  http://armstrong.edu new window          Program Website new window

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

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Legal Administrative Assistant

This certificate program is intended to prepare student for immediate employment as entry-level office assistants in law offices and government and corporate legal departments. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in legal offices as receptionists and as office assistants and prepares students in the areas of legal office etiquette, word processing, English grammar, and legal document preparation.

Degree / Award Level:   Certificate
Program Availability:   On campus, Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.gptc.edu new window          Program Website new window

Albany State University

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal Certificate

This program is designed to prepare graduates as competent paralegals or legal assistants. Graduates will gain a broad knowledge of numerous areas of law while strengthening specific legal skills that will enhance their role as non-lawyers in the delivery of legal services. The paralegal program will train students in the practical application of legal theory and develop analytical, critical thinking, communication, and organization skills. While paralegals or legal assistants may not provide legal services directly to the public, graduates of this program will be prepared to work effectively and efficiently with attorneys, clients, and the public and will demonstrate a high regard for ethical behavior, professional responsibility, and confidentiality.

Degree / Award Level:   Certificate
Program Availability:   Online    Evening and weekend courses are available.

Institution Website:  https://www.asurams.edu new window          Program Website new window

Southern Crescent Technical College

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Paralegal Fundamentals

The Paralegal Fundamentals program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for entry level positions in the law firm. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; analysis of state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; criminal law and procedure; and family law. The program emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services.

Degree / Award Level:   Certificate
Program Availability:   On campus,   

Institution Website:  http://www.sctech.edu new window          Program Website new window

Augusta Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law, criminal law and procedure, civil litigation, tort law, and substantive contract law; and wills, trusts, and probate. The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Technology degree.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   On campus,   

Institution Website:  http://www.augustatech.edu new window          Program Website new window

Columbus Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law, criminal law and procedure, civil litigation, tort law, and substantive contract law; and wills, trusts, and probate. The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Technology degree.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   On campus, Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.columbustech.edu new window          Program Website new window

Southern Crescent Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law, criminal law and procedure, civil litigation, tort law, and substantive contract law; and wills, trusts, and probate. The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Technology degree.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   On campus,   

Institution Website:  http://www.sctech.edu new window          Program Website new window

Southern Crescent Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; criminal law and procedure, and tort law The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Diploma.

Degree / Award Level:   Diploma
Program Availability:   On campus,   

Institution Website:  http://www.sctech.edu new window          Program Website new window

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law, criminal law and procedure, civil litigation, tort law, and substantive contract law; and wills, trusts, and probate. The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Technology degree.

Degree / Award Level:   Associates
Program Availability:   On campus, Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.wiregrass.edu new window          Program Website new window

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; criminal law and procedure, and tort law The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Diploma.

Degree / Award Level:   Diploma
Program Availability:   On campus, Online   

Institution Website:  http://www.wiregrass.edu new window          Program Website new window