Paralegal Studies - (Bachelor's)
Bachelor of Science
The online bachelor's degree in paralegal studies prepares graduates for employment in attorney's offices, courtrooms, corporations, insurance companies, governmental offices and banks. This paralegal degree online provides knowledge of legal office procedures, delivery of legal services, legal research and writing and paralegal training in professional skills, general education, and technical competencies.
With the online paralegal degree from Virginia College, you can enter a skilled and prestigious profession, and one in which job growth is expected. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2006-07 Occupational Outlook Handbook, paralegal employment is projected to grow much faster than average, as employers reduce costs by hiring paralegals to perform tasks formerly carried out by lawyers.
This online bachelor degree program in paralegal studies is designed for those who require a degree for entry into the workforce or for advancement in a current position. It is especially helpful for those who may have accumulated credits toward a paralegal degree or who may already hold an associate's degree in paralegal studies.
Complete the info request form and find out more about Virginia College’s online paralegal degree. Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. And our faculty and staff are available to make sure you get the most from your online college experience at Virginia College.
*Program details subject to change. See the official campus catalog and appropriate addenda for the latest information.