Bachelor of Science in Paralegal
Earn your paralegal degreeYou’re smart, you’re organized, you’re driven, and you’ve always had an interest in the letter of the law. If all of that rings true to you, then the next step toward a career you love is the bachelor’s in paralegal program at Minnesota School of Business & Globe University. We can help you build a solid foundation in areas such as interpreting and applying legal terminology; principles and procedures; as well as performing legal research and analysis in support of attorney functions. The instructors of our paralegal program have worked in the legal field and bring those experiences into the hands-on paralegal training they provide. You also have the advantage of an internship component to further bridge your education and career. And with our year-round, full-time study* option, you can complete your degree in just three years. *Taking a minimum of 15 credits per quarter
Gain the skills employers wantWith our bachelor’s in paralegal program, you will learn about:
- Utilizing computer technology common to law offices to perform advanced computer-assisted research
- Interpreting and applying legal codes of ethics to professional conduct and various scenarios
- Organizing events and issues in a case in chronological order and comparing investigative interviews
- Analyzing options for resolving legal disputes, including both litigation and alternatives to that action
- Preparing various forms of legal documentation
We created these badges to give you a visual representation to add to your online professional and social profiles. The badges awarded in this program are based on key proficiencies employers look for in paralegal candidates. Potential employers are able to see that you have the skills they need when considering career candidates. Through our Paralegal program at Minnesota School of Business, you can be awarded a badge in up to five key areas that proves your ability to understand legal terminology, prepare legal research, prepare legal documents, apply organizational and management skills, and analyze alternative to litigation.
On-campus learning for the personal attention you deserveYou’re an individual, not a number, and you want a school that focuses on your needs and supports you how you need it most. Minnesota School of Business & Globe University are that school. We offer day or evening classes in Richfield and Woodbury, Minnesota. Classes are also available online, so you can attend when it works best for you. Our smaller class sizes can help you have a more personalized educational experience and get more out of your classroom time. Interested in pursuing an online degree? The bachelor’s in paralegal program is also available through our online school.
You’ll benefit from classwork in subjects such as:
- Family Law
- Criminal Law and Procedure