Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

Associate in Applied Science Degree,
Advanced Technical Certificate

Available at: East Campus

Program Overview

The mission of Del Mar College’s Paralegal Studies program is to provide excellence in paralegal instruction that is responsive to local, state, and national community needs. Students learn through practical assignments using the latest technology with a high commitment to professionalism.

Del Mar College’s objective is for our students to graduate with the necessary skills enabling them to obtain and retain employment as paralegals or in a related field, or continue their education earning an advanced degree.

The Del Mar Paralegal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association.

Del Mar College is a member of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE), and has a chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), the National Honor Society for Paralegal Education and a chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG), the National Business Honor Society.

Curriculum

The program does not qualify a graduate to take a state Bar Exam, represent clients in court, give legal advice or provide independent legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

The Paralegal Studies program accepts up to 12 semester hours of transfer credit for legal specialty courses to be earned towards the AAS degree or ATC certificate. At least 10 hours of paralegal specialty course work must be in the traditional class format and be completed at Del Mar College.

Paralegal Studies Program Transfer Policy

Page last updated September 12, 2019.

Contact Information

Business Administration
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897
(361) 698-1372

For further information:

paralegals@delmar.edu

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