Legal assistant schools in Alabama offer students the variety of coursework required to successfully graduate with a one-year certificate and obtain entry-level employment as a legal assistant in a law office or firm. Two-year associate’s degrees are also available for students who desire to further their education past a one year certificate. Typical courses taken in the legal assistant program include criminal law, personal injury, family law, research and trots, and legal software and computer programs. Graduates of the legal assistant program obtain employment at a private law firm or continue their education in law school to become a licensed attorney.
As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.
- Paralegal Studies (AS)
- Legal Studies (BS)