Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Government for Your Online Associate Degree?
The legal field stretches across all industries and continues to grow every year. The rate of growth for jobs in the legal field is projected to be 14% over the next 10 years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.*
Liberty University’s School of Government is here to assist you in becoming part of this growing field with an online associate degree in paralegal studies. You will gain a firm foundation in ethics as well as higher levels of knowledge in government, politics, and law so that you can support the functions of the court system in a rewarding career.
Liberty University’s faculty is made up of private practice partners, lawyers and attorneys, certified public accountants, certified mediators, and many other legal professionals with real-world experience to give you insights into the legal field. The associate degree in paralegal studies is 100% online, allowing you to study in the comfort of your own home or office with no set login times. Liberty’s online format is flexible and affordable, so you can more easily fit your studies into your busy schedule.
Start a Rewarding Career with a Degree in Paralegal Studies
There are many ways you can choose to work in the paralegal profession using an Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies degree. You can:
- Become a legal assistant
- Become a legal secretary
- Work as a paralegal
- Work in government
Apply online today or contact an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9595 with any questions!
When Should You Pursue an Online Associate Degree from the School of Government?
If you have a desire to work in the legal support field and have a high school diploma or GED, then you can get started right away. You can join the professional men and women at Liberty University’s School of Government and begin your journey to a bright and exciting future. Get real-world experience and skills with the online A.A. in Paralegal Studies so you can hit the ground running.
What are the Benefits of an Online Associate Degree from Liberty University?
Our online associate degree programs offer students great benefits, including:
We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set log-in times!
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences).
- Potential college credit for military training
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, at Paralegals and Legal Assistants (viewed online June 27, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.