University, College and Employment Resources that Guide you from High School to your Dream Job.

Legal Assistant Studies - New York City College of Technology

| University/College Programs | Paralegal | New York Paralegal |

Paralegal Program Information

New York City College of Technology
Legal Assistant Studies
300 Jay Street, Room N-622
Brooklyn, New York

Tel: 718.260.5124
Fax: 718.260.5387

Bachelor of Science, Associate of Applied Science


New York City College of Technology was established in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences. It has 336 full-time and 701 part-time faculty members and nearly 30,000 students. It offers 17 baccalaureates programs, 29 associate degree programs, and 13 certificate programs.

The courses are offered days, evenings, and weekends as well as having a special batch in the summer. Students have to complete an internship program too. The Associate in Applied Science in Legal Assistant Studies includes the required courses:

Legal Technology

Advanced Legal Research or Internship and Seminar II

Senior Legal Seminar and five from the following courses


Trial Preparation,

Employment and Labor Law

Forensic Science and the Legal Process

Law Office Management

Bankruptcy, Immigration

Administrative Law

Trademark, Copyright

Patent and Legal Modules

Other courses include,

Language and Thinking

Law Through Literature

Constitutional Law or Law and Society

Statistics I or, Probability and Statistics I

Philosophy of Law

Oral Interpretation of Literature

Psychology - any 2000 series or higher

Laboratory Science II

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant studies is the first baccalaureate in paralegal studies offered at any public college in New York. Courses include

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Civil Law and Procedure, Legal Research

Real Estate Estates

Trusts and Wills

Family Law

Legal Research II

Legal Document Preparation

Legal Internship and Seminar I

Elements of Accounting

Introduction to Microcomputer

English Composition

English Composition


Introduction to Philosophy

Laboratory Science

Effective Speaking

The students have to select one amongst Business Organization and Commercial Law, Torts and Insurance Law and Criminal Law.


Copyright 2019 -