Paralegal Programs - Eastern Kentucky University
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Paralegal Program Information
Eastern Kentucky University
Bachelor of Arts, Associate in Arts
Eastern Kentucky University currently serves more than 15,000 students a year. It was founded in 1906 and is located in the city of Richmond in Kentucky State. The class size at the university is quite small with a low student to faculty ration of 17:1. The university offers students a choice of more than 168 different courses at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Paralegal Programs available at Eastern Kentucky University consist of a Baccalaureate degree, a Minor in Paralegal Science, an Associate degree and a post baccalaureate certificate. The Baccalaureate degree is a regular four year program with a total curriculum of 128 hours that consists of a major, electives, general education and supporting courses.
The Minor in Paralegal Science of Eastern Kentucky University is a program for students studying for their bachelor degrees who wish for a background in paralegal skills. It has a requirement of 18 hours. The Associate degree requires 21 months of full time study. It is a 65 hour course suitable for students with no previous degree.
The Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is a nine month course meant for students with a previous baccalaureate degree who wish to work as a legal assistant. Facilities at the university consist of a law library and modern computer labs. Evening, online and television classes are also available. All courses provide internships and are approved by the American Bar Association.