Associate of Applied Science - Legal Assisting Technology
Kent State University at Trumbull's Associate degree in Legal Assisting Technology is a two-year degree that provides training in legal office procedures, research, writing and criminal justice.
As a paralegal you will research case procedures, prepare legal documents, correspond with clients and other lawyers, or write contracts. You could also manage filing systems, help prepare closing arguments, schedule corporate meetings, prepare for pleadings and write reports. Possible employers include law offices, corporate legal departments or government agencies.
Why Study Legal Assisting Technology?
- Legal Assisting (Paralegal Studies) is one of the fastest growing careers nationwide.
- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, legal assistants (paralegals) earned a median annual salary of $46,680 in 2010; top earning paralegals earned upwards of $74,870.
- The credits earned in the associate degree can apply to the Bachelor degree in Paralegal studies.
- Complete your degree at Kent State, a top ranked university.
Why Choose Kent State University at Trumbull?
- Our program includes an internship to develop workplace skills and gain valuable experience.
- Flexible scheduling options, friendly advising and affordable tuition.
- You may attend classes at more than one campus at one time and take advantage of evening, weekend and distance learning classes.