Here at Mildred Elley, we’ve made studying to enter the field of law so much easier with our Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree online Advanced Paralegal Studies program. Our flexible online courses offer you the chance to maintain your current work and family commitments as you train for a career in the law profession. At Mildred Elley, we aim to help students follow their dreams of working in the legal industry while navigating their existing obligations. We pride ourselves on delivering first-class education, with additional support for our online paralegal class students. These student services include financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify, free career assessments, and lifetime job placement assistance for graduates.
Mildred Elley’s Online Advanced Paralegal Studies Program
At Mildred Elley, our online associates degree in Advanced Paralegal Studies provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the various legal skills required. Our online paralegal classes include learning about:
- An introduction to Civil Litigation and Paralegal Studies
- Legal Research & Writing
- Digital Literacy principles
- Legal terminology and ethics
- Real Estate Law
Mildred Elley’s online Advanced Paralegal Studies program will also coach you in the proficiencies and administrative support skills demanded by prospective employers. These skills include:
- Investigation and gathering evidence
- Interviewing clients and witnesses
- Case preparation and conflict resolution
- Trial transcript reviews and note taking
- Writing summary reports to assist lawyers
- Drafting legal documentation and correspondence
Your Online Paralegal Education at Mildred Elley
By enrolling in our online Advanced Paralegal Studies program, students benefit from the in-depth legal course curriculum and the knowledge of our in-house team of industry expert instructors. In addition we dedicate resources to support students from enrollment to post-graduation and beyond. Our convenient online program also allows you flexibility in pursuing your paralegal education with recorded lectures and live office hours and tutoring.
You will also have access to our educational services for those who qualify, including;
Scholarships and Financial Aid Support
Here at Mildred Elley, we have a dedicated team to guide you through the scholarship and financial aid application processes. In addition, we help eligible students identify the most efficient and effective way to help with the cost of their tuition.
Veterans Education Benefits
We are also approved by Veterans Affairs (VA) in New York to help veterans enter the law profession by studying through Mildred Elley’s online Advanced Paralegal Studies program.
Our enthusiastic team of post-graduation career specialists can provide you with advice and tools to help establish your legal career. Our career counseling seminar includes:
- Cover letter and resume writing
- Advanced job search techniques
- Interviewing skills, tips, and advice
- Career progression and continued learning
Mildred Elley’s Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
Our dedicated graduate support team is available to all graduates of our online Advanced Paralegal Studies program, including lifetime job placement assistance and support, to help get you started.
For a list of our program accreditations, please visit here.
Paralegal Career Outlook
Graduating from Mildred Elley’s online Advanced Paralegal Studies program places you on a new pathway to working in various legal workplace environments. However, entering a career as a paralegal boasts an impressive vocational outlook too. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is projecting that the employment of certified paralegals and legal assistants is expected to grow by 14% between 2021 and 2031. They have also estimated to be around 45,800 openings each year, on average, over the decade.1 Upon graduating from Mildred Elley’s paralegal online training, you’re also entering a profession with a higher-than-average median wage. The BLS has calculated the median national salary of Paralegals to be $56,230 in May 2021 2. Also if interest, Salary.com has calculated the regional median wage to be;
- $65,441 in New York, with the top 10% earning over $81,582 3
- $66, 356 in Massachusetts, with the top 10% making over $82,722 4
*Mildred Elley does not guarantee employment to any student or graduate.
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