Paralegal Studies

Associate Degree

Paralegal Studies Associate Degree

Program Overview

Earn your Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies — at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster College.

There are certain skills you need to begin or advance a career as a Paralegal professional. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies quickly and conveniently.

Learn valuable skills with these courses and more:

  • Legal Terminology
  • Interpersonal Communications and Ethics
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Family Law, Real Estate Law, Wills and Estates

And you’ll earn your Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies at home — no classroom required!

Start a rewarding new career in the growing
Paralegal field.

Why earn a Penn Foster distance learning Associate Degree? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Enter a field where careers are expected to grow more than 17% through 2022.*
  • Work for private law firms or government agencies.
  • Work for a real estate agency, bank, or in the legal department of a large corporation.

Penn Foster's online Paralegal Studies Associate Degree Program will prepare you for a career or advancement in the paralegal field.

NALA Certification Exam
Graduates of the Penn Foster Paralegal Studies Program are eligible to sit for the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) certification exam.

Contact Penn Foster College Today.
We’ll send you FREE information with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about earning your distance learning Associate Degree. Your Penn Foster Paralegal Studies Associate Degree Program includes:

  • All the books and learning aids you need
  • Software for hands-on learning
  • Free online library
  • Unlimited instructional support
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail
  • Access to


* Salary and growth information is based on the "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition," a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Individual student earnings vary based on experience. Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2022.

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