Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares graduates for work under the supervision of an attorney with a focus on real estate, estate planning and probate and in a variety of other legal specialty areas, such as civil litigation and family law. Students will study theory as it applies to the law; research statutes, case law and court rules; and prepare legal documents. The student will also learn to analyze procedural and substantive legal problems, manage case loads and interview clients.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501

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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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529