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2021-2022 College Catalog 
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Paralegal, Post-Degree Certificate

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Learn to investigate legal cases, draft legal documents, and perform legal research under the supervision of an attorney. This program includes a paralegal internship.

Before enrolling in this program, students must have earned a bachelor’s degree, or an associate’s degree which is designed to transfer to a university and which includes a composition course, from a regionally accredited institution.  PCC must have received the transcript and verified the degree is acceptable prior to the student being admitted to the program.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Seek a position as a paralegal or legal assistant, title examiner, trust officer, contract clerk, legal investigator or law firm administrator.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by taking additional professional development courses.
Gainful Employment Information: www.pima.edu/ge-crdlegalasst

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-7134;
Lead Faculty: 520-206-7352

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in PAR courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRDLEGALASST/9LAP

Subtotal: 24 Credits

PAR Specialty Area Electives

Complete 15 credits from the following PAR specialty area electives course list: (Specialty courses are not offered every semester. Consult with a PAR faculty advisor to determine class offerings.)

Subtotal: 15 Credits

Subtotal: 3 Credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 42 Credits

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