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Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Government for Your Online Associate Degree?

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.

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Ranked in the Top 10% of’s Best Online Schools in America

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

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 (AA) 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!

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Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your legal skills and accomplish something remarkable. Completing a program isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why completing an online program is worth it.

Return On Investment In Your Education

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how a degree can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

Potential Employment Opportunities With A Liberty University Degree

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: paralegals and legal assistants.**

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a degree. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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

*Not applicable to certificates.