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Legal Careers

If you are a highly organized person with strong reasoning skills and an interest in the law, a career in the legal field could be a good choice. 

In today's busy legal setting, attorneys rely more than ever on trained specialists to assist in providing legal services to clients. Our legal programs provide the professional training, legal knowledge, and on-the-job experiences needed to support lawyers with the day-to-day operations and management of a law firm. 

A legal certificate or degree prepares you for career opportunities in law offices, state and local courts, and legal departments of banks, mortgage and insurance companies, and large businesses.  

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Pre-Law

Complete the general requirements needed to transfer to a four-year university or college at the junior level and continue your pre-law education toward a law degree.

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Paralegal

Work under the direct supervision of an attorney as a vital part of a legal service team. Conduct legal research, prepare legal documents, support trial work and more.