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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students to work as legal assistants and paralegals in the legal profession, governmental agencies, corporations, and any employment setting which utilized the skills of a paralegal. Students learn about substantine and procedural law, research, interviewing and investigation procedures as well as to draft legal documents. The program also teaches about the lawyer's role in society, legal institutions, and many fields of law.

Program Locations

  • North Hennepin Community College 55445

Labor Market Information

  • Title Examiners and Searchers

  • Median wage: $20.58/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Median wage: $24.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Legal Secretaries

  • Median wage: $22.59/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

  • Median wage: $20.45/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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North Hennepin Community College
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Toll-Free: (800) 818-0395 Local: (763) 424-0724 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@nhcc.edu