Seminole State College's Legal Studies Program allows students to enter the work force in a professional capacity in as little as five semesters.
The legal field continues to grow every year, with more opportunities opening for well-trained and qualified applicants. Whether you are just out of high school, already have some college credits, are a displaced homemaker or are simply looking for a better career opportunity, Seminole State's Legal Studies Program will ensure that you receive one of the finest undergraduate legal educations available in Florida.
The Legal Studies Program, approved by the American Bar Association, is a 64-credit-hour Associate in Science degree program that teaches students to become a valuable member of a legal team. By completing the program, you will be prepared to work for attorneys and judges in all areas of the law and play an essential role in law firms, courts, financial institutions, corporations, government offices, real estate businesses, administrative agencies, and state and court institutions.
As a paralegal/legal assistant, you will work under the supervision of an attorney and perform a variety of duties including, but not limited to:
Paralegals may not provide legal services
directly to the public, except as permitted by law.