As a Paralegal Associate’s degree or post-degree Certificate student at Rasmussen University, you gain the career-relevant skills you need to provide services in all phases of the legal system — including courts, law firms and government agencies — under the supervision of an attorney. After you graduate, you can take the National Certified Legal Assistant/Paralegal Examination (CLA/CP Exam) to become a certified paralegal and Rasmussen University will reimburse the application fee for the first attempt.
We understand you have a busy lifestyle and believe that shouldn't keep you from earning the degree you need to move forward in your career—that's why we offer a variety of ways to earn your Paralegal Associate’s degree on a schedule that fits your lifestyle.
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As a student, our program can help you:
- Save time and money on your Associate's degree with self-directed assessments. These $149 online assessments allow you to prove that you already have the knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it.
- Learn essential writing and critical-thinking skills employers seek.
- Benefit from a capstone course, with a civil or criminal course track, and learn through advanced analysis, research and writing projects, then demonstrate your mastery of the content and apply specialized theory, skills and concepts.
- Prepare for and take the CLA/CP Exam — and the cost of your first attempt is reimbursed.
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With academic and career services professionals who are dedicated to helping you succeed, we’re here for you every step of the way. Start your future now. Fill out the form to request more information.