Legal Studies

Associate in Applied Science

This program prepares students to work under the supervision of an attorney in the many areas of the practice of law. Students will be prepared to perform such tasks as legal research, client interviews, investigations, preparation of legal documents, and other legal work as delegated by an attorney.

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Students learn the knowledge and skills necessary to serve clients through the law, under the supervision of an attorney. Graduates will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree, which prepares them for immediate employment or to transfer to a four-year college for advanced studies.

A Quality Education

The ICC Legal Studies program is accredited by the American Bar Association. Students complete an internship as part of their studies.

Get Involved

Students can network with their peers as part of the Student Paralegal Association.

Career Opportunities

Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Law Clerk, Claims Adjustor

COMPLETION TIME

24 Months

if Full Time

5 Semesters
60 Total Credit Hours


What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.

ESTIMATED COST

$9,300

+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23


What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

20 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.


View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

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How Do I Get Into the Legal Studies Program?

The need for paralegals has grown beyond attorneys’ offices and legal firms. Employment for paralegals and legal assistants is growing with private corporations, insurance companies, and healthcare organizations. Connect with an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. High school coursework in English, math, science, and keyboarding are beneficial.
  5. Good communication, organizational, and research skills are necessities.

What Can I Expect as a Legal Studies Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Admissions


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    Virtual Stretch Hours
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