El Camino’s paralegal studies degree and certificate programs set you on track to become a paralegal immediately after graduation or continue your education at another college or university. They’re accessible, affordable paths to an in-demand career.
Our Paralegal Studies Associate in Arts (AA) degree and Paralegal Studies Certificate of Achievement typically take two years to complete.
Paralegal Studies education at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll be here to help.
Many El Camino paralegal studies students want to start their careers as soon as possible. Others aim to continue their education at a four-year college or university. We offer options perfect for either goal.
Approved by the American Bar Association, this degree gives you a competitive advantage to secure a job because most employers want candidates with a degree or certificate from an ABA-approved program. It’s a great option if you want to study at El Camino then start working right away.
If you have already earned an associate or bachelor’s degree, you can complete our American Bar Association-approved certiﬁcate program. This 11-course, 33 to 35-unit program gives you the skills you need to become a successful paralegal.
As an El Camino paralegal studies graduate, you’ll be ready to start work immediately or pursue a bachelor’s degree at another school. We’ll help you build the skills and knowledge for any path you choose.
As an El Camino paralegal studies student, you become part of a dedicated professional community. The perspectives and connections you develop here will prove valuable throughout your career.
Learn about course requirements and more for the Paralegal Studies AA degree and the Paralegal Studies certificate in El Camino’s online catalog.
Find semester-by-semester plans that chart your path to a Paralegal Studies AA degree or Paralegal Studies certificate on El Camino’s Guided Pathways site.