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Fascinated by the legal profession? A Bachelor of Science in Paralegal from Broadview University will prepare you for paralegal jobs in Utah, Idaho, and beyond. You’ll learn what it takes to work side-by-side with attorneys in a variety of settings, assisting them with everything from hearings to trial preparation. Broadview’s national accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) means you’ll earn a degree in paralegal that’s highly valued.
Through Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! This innovative initiative also features six-week sessions so you can attend full-time while concentrating on fewer subjects at once. Take classes full-time, year-round, and you can earn your B.S. in Paralegal in as little as 36 months.
Are paralegals in demand? Absolutely! Thanks to Broadview’s outstanding reputation and more than 40 years in the local community, our graduates have found successful careers at places, such as:
Our industry-experienced faculty includes lawyers and legal professionals who bring their real-world experience directly to the classroom. This program was developed with input from local professionals so you can be certain you’re receiving an up-to-date and relevant education. You’ll gain marketable skills, from creating legal documents to legal writing, professional communication to interpersonal relations. Your courses will include litigation, legal research, criminal law and procedure, family law and bankruptcy. An internship will round out your paralegal studies, helping you to gain practical, hands-on experience and make valuable connections for your future.
This course is an overview of the legal profession. It examines the range of employment settings, work responsibilities, job requirements and career opportunities in the legal field. The course surveys the knowledge, abilities, skills, and technologies employed in the practice of law, with emphasis on legal and ethical constraints.
This course reviews the fundamentals of criminal litigation enhanced with practical skills needed to work in this area. Students investigate criminal law, including categories, elements and defenses of crimes, procedural criminal law, the criminal legal process and constitutional considerations.
This course examines substantive and procedural family law. The course explores the paralegal’s role in preparing antenuptial, separation and custody agreements; gathering information and drafting documents relating to divorce, annulment, property settlement, and custody proceedings; and the judicial enforcement of such agreements and decrees.