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Approximately 89 online schools exist in the US. Of these schools, about 209 offer accredited online paralegal programs. There is an enrollment of a reported 720,755 students at these accredited online paralegal schools. These online paralegal colleges have an admission rate of approximately 50%. In other words, 1 out of every 2 applicants receive admission in online paralegal courses.

Students can take online paralegal classes at the following degree and certificate levels:

  • Associate's degree in legal assisting
  • Bachelor's degree in legal assisting
  • Certificate in legal assisting

Students attending accredited online paralegal schools may choose from over 55 online paralegal certificate programs, 348 online paralegal associate's degree programs and 35 online paralegal bachelor's degree programs.

Approximately 38% of the 720,755 students enrolled in online paralegal classes, graduate in a timely fashion. The remaining either drop out or take longer than normal to complete their online paralegal degree or certificate.

Online paralegal college graduates can choose from a variety of professions including a paralegal. And those with paralegal degrees and certificates can expect to earn a salary in the range of $15,750 to $106,460 per annum. Exact salary will depend on factors such as seniority, educational qualifications, or the exact job. Paralegals earn $41,932 per annum, on average.

Disclaimer: The data used above represents both online and offline offerings. Data for only online schools is not readily available. However, this data can give students a basic picture of what to expect.

 
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  • Paralegal (Associate's) - The Everest University Online Paralegal Associate’s program gives students an introduction to wills, estate planning, joint tenancy and estate taxes. Students will be able to apply their understanding of contracts and legal terminology to one of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States. The Online Paralegal Associate’s program requires 96 credit hours and teaches students how to interpret, draft and summarize legal documents and work closely with lawyers to deal with all of the demands of a legal office.
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  • Paralegal (Bachelor's) - The Everest University Online Paralegal Bachelor’s program prepares students to interview clients, organize trial notebooks and prepare pleadings in a high-pressure setting. Students who complete the Online Paralegal Bachelor’s program can perform some of the same duties as lawyers, which include working with estate sales, trusts, torts and legal terminology. Students must complete 192 credit hours in 48 months and take courses dealing with legal research, civil litigation, worker’s compensation and workplace relationships to earn their degree.
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  • Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies) - The Post University Online Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies) program trains prospective professionals in standard legal processes so they can perform legal research and document preparation as well as assisting lawyers in litigation and other court-related activities. Paralegals do not require state or national licensure, so graduates of the Online Certificate: Paralegals (Legal Studies) program can seek out immediate employment as paralegals or legal assistants for insurance companies, law firms, state public legal departments and banks. 30 credit hours are required to receive certification, and students can discuss their educational path with a professional advisor.
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  • Paralegal - The Penn Foster Career School Online Paralegal program explores paralegal duties that contribute to legal office management and the understanding of ethical principles, the US court system and procedures involved in civil litigation. The online Paralegal program includes emphasis on legal writing and oral communication skills as well as legal research to prepare students for employment in community legal service programs, local law firms and corporate businesses. Graduates must complete 9 instruction sets, 2 legal writing projects and a final graded project.