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Paralegal Studies Program
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Program Goals and Objectives
Program Goals and Objectives

Program Goals

The primary goal is to educate students to become career paralegals that can perform effectively in a variety of legal settings and can adapt to changes in the legal environment and law practice.

The overall program goal is to prepare student for careers as paralegals working under the supervision of lawyers in the public and private sector.

The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes they need to become competent and ethical professional paralegals working in the delivery of legal services.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to:

  1. Enter the profession as an effective paralegal
  2. Prepare legal documents
  3. Perform legal research
  4. Apply principles of legal ethics
  5. Work as a successful  member of a team
  6. Satisfactory Completion of exit exam

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