Paralegal Degrees in Tucson, AZ with Course Descriptions

There is one school within 50 miles of Tucson that has accredited paralegal programs. Read an overview of these programs and get info on requirements and admission policies to find out if this school is the right one for you.

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Tucson Paralegal Programs

Pima Community College, a public, 2-year community college, is the only school within 50 miles of Tucson that has a paralegal program. Pima offers an Associate of Applied Science and a post-degree certificate in paralegal studies. Classes for both programs are held at the college's downtown campus.

Pima Community College
Paralegal Programs Offered Paralegal Post-Degree Certificate
Paralegal Associate of Applied Science
School Type 2-year, public
Total Enrollment (2011) 36,969*
Campus Setting Large city
Tuition 2011-2012 $1,532 in-state; $7,184 out-of-state*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2011) 68%*
Acceptance Rate (2011) N/A - Open admissions*
Retention Rate (2011) 60% for full-time students*
Graduation Rate (students who enrolled in 2008) 12% (7%transfer-out rate)*
Distance from Downtown 2.7 miles (5 min.)

Source: *NCES College Navigator.


Paralegal Programs at Pima Community College

The American Bar Association has approved Pima Community College's paralegal degree and certificate programs. These programs prepare students for employment by providing training in legal research, the drafting of legal documents and case management. Classes are offered during the day, in the evenings and on weekends.

Paralegal Associate of Applied Science

This 2-year, 66-credit degree program includes core coursework in civil litigation procedures, legal research, ethics, evidence, legal writing and computer-assisted legal research. Students also take support courses in accounting, computer fundamentals, government and politics, national and state constitutions, public speaking and writing. General education requirements in the humanities, social science, math and critical thinking must be fulfilled for the degree.

Students are permitted to choose electives ranging from subjects such as trusts and estates, tort law, wills and criminal law to family, bankruptcy, administrative, corporate and real estate law. An optional internship may be taken during the final semester.

Paralegal Post-Degree Certificate

This streamlined program is designed for students looking for paralegal training who already have an associate's or bachelor's degree in another area. The 42-credit curriculum includes the same core and elective paralegal courses as the associate's degree program, including the internship option.

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    Areas of study you may find at Boston University include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
      • Post Degree Certificate: First Professional Certificate, Post Master's Certificate, Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Legal
      • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Corrections
      • Legal Research and Professional Studies
      • Legal Support Services
        • Legal Assistant or Paralegal
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    • Kentucky campus Louisville
    Areas of study you may find at University of Louisville include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
      • Non-Degree: Certificate
      • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master's Certificate, Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Legal
      • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Corrections
      • Legal Research and Professional Studies
      • Legal Support Services
        • Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • School locations:
    • Tennessee campus Chattanooga
    Areas of study you may find at The University of Tennessee include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, Master
      • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master's Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Bachelor
    • Legal
      • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Corrections
      • Legal Support Services
        • Legal Assistant or Paralegal

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