Masters in Paralegal Studies

The benefits of studying for a paralegal masters degree are many, including increased knowledge about legal issues and the law as well as increasing career opportunities. Before highlighting the advantages of obtaining a Paralegal Masters degree, let’s take a look at this occupation. What is a paralegal? Paralegals, also called legal assistants, have many of the same jobs as attorneys but they are not qualified to actually practice law. 

Paralegal and Legal Studies Programs

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  • MS in Legal Studies

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