Paralegal



Program Description

The Paralegal Technology prepares students for a variety of employment opportunities in the legal field.

The Paralegal Technology curriculum is a two year program which prepares a person for entry-level employment as a legal assistant in private law firms, courts, corporations, trust departments of banks, and government agencies. The Associate in Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the Paralegal Technology Program. Students can also prepare for the university parallel Paralegal Program; students should meet with the adviser of this program for their plan of study.

Program Length

- Four Semesters

Degree(s) Offered

- Associate in Applied Science

Admission Requirements

- Must meet all general admission requirements of the college.
- Must have a high school transcript showing proof of graduation or acceptable GED score.
- A transfer student must submit transcripts from each college attended.
- Minimum composite score of 16 on the ACT. Students scoring less than 16 will be admitted on a probationary status.

Contact

The Student Success Center - Jones County Junior College, 601.477.4257, or Paralegal Technology Instructor: Amy Hinton 601.477.4273, or amy.hinton@jcjc.edu.