Earn your associate’s degree in two years from one of the nation’s best paralegal programs. UToledo offers a seamless transition for students who want to go on for a bachelor’s degree.
The University of Toledo’s paralegal studies program is one of the best in the nation and a model for other programs. It is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). That’s important to future employers.
Paralegals work with attorneys. They help research, write briefs and interview clients and witnesses. They work in law offices, corporate legal departments, nonprofits and government.
An associate’s degree prepares you for a career. It also can be a gateway to a bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or a graduate degree in law or another professional program.
Department of Labor stats show that paralegal jobs are growing faster than the national average for other careers. UToledo paralegal studies students learn the technology skills that employers want in this competitive job market.
Paralegals work in:
UToledo students get practical legal experience and a broad understanding of legal and ethical concepts. Undergraduates are introduced to legal technology, including trial presentation and litigation support programs.
UToledo paralegal studies students get on-the-job training with a required 180-hour internship in a local law firm, government agency or private business. Many students receive job offers from their employers.