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Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

A paralegal is a person who has received specialized training through formal education or many years of work experience; works under the supervision and direction of an attorney; and performs non-clerical, substantive legal work in assisting an attorney (source: National Association of Legal Assistants). HCC's Paralegal Program offers several options for students: they can take selected classes for career advancement or professional development, or they can choose to complete a certificate or associate degree to prepare for entry-level employment or university transfer.

Paralegal Program

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Career Outlook


$51K

Median salary for Paralegals & Legal Assistants

12%

Growth in employment over next 10 years

325,700

Paralegal jobs in the U.S.

7,060

Paralegals & Legal Assistants employed in MD

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