Paralegal schools in Iowa teach students the background and skills necessary for a career as a legal assistant or paralegal. Paralegals are an important part of a legal team or department because of their diversity of skills and knowledge. Most paralegals schools in Iowa cover a wide range of law including, personal injury, family, corporate, criminal and business. Coursework can include trusts and wills, personal injury, federal taxation, civil litigation, and employment law. Most paralegal schools in Iowa are two year associate’s programs, although some certificate programs are available. Even fewer institutions offer bachelor’s and master’s paralegal degree programs in Iowa.
- Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
- Associate of Applied Science: Paralegal Studies
- Certificate: Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate