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Paralegal Program - Illinois Central College

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Paralegal Program Information

Illinois Central College
Paralegal Program
115 S. W. Adams
Peoria, Illinois

Tel: 309.999.4502
Fax: 309.673.9650

Associate Degree


Illinois Central College operates from three campuses The East Peoria Campus, Downtown Peoria Campus and the ICC North Campus. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA). It offers regular as well as distance education modes of learning.

Students of Associate in Applied Science degree Paralegal Programs as well as Paralegal Certificates are trained in skill set such as legal research, client interviews, investigations and preparation of legal documents. Successful graduates are employed by private law firms, corporations and government agencies. They may also seek employment in insurance companies, title companies, and financial institutions.

The required program courses for Associate in Applied Science degree include

Legal Environment of Business

Real Estate Law, Computer Applications or Business Computer Systems

Criminal Law or Criminal Law and Procedure

Introduction To Paralegal

Legal Research I, Legal Research II

Family Law, Wills, Trusts And Estate Administration

Civil Litigation, Administrative Law

Law Office Management

Business Organization And Practice

Paralegal Internship

It requires 76 credit hours.

The Paralegal Certificate offered by the Illinois Central College is structured for students who have already have Bachelor's or an Associate's degree. The required programs include Introduction To Paralegal, Legal Research I, Legal Research II, Family Law, Wills, Trusts And Estate Administration, Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Law Office Management, Business Organization And Practice, Paralegal Internship and Approved Electives. Students have to complete 36 credit hours.


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