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Legal Studies in North Carolina

Legal studies schools in North Carolina prepare students for a career as a legal assistant or paralegal. Although they have two different job titles their duties and responsibilities are the same. Paralegals work under the direct supervision of attorneys. Most - approximately 70% - work in private law firms. Their main duties are to conduct legal research, search relevant case law, brief the attorneys, interview clients, and prepare legal documents. Paralegal courses include torts, family law, personal injury law, wills, trusts and estates, patent law, criminal and civil law, and legal terminology. Paralegal careers are expected to increase by 30% though 2018 making it one of the fastest growing occupations.



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Available programs include B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Legal Studies, and A.S. in Paralegal Studies.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Locations: High Point
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Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

Programs:

  • BS Legal Studies

Locations: Asheville
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Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

Programs:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Law

Locations: Chesapeake
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Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

Locations: Wilmington , Fayetteville
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Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.

 

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

Locations: Virginia Beach
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