Paralegal

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Join the decades-long history of students who work with local law firms and businesses in internships and full-time paralegal positions. Through this program you will acquire knowledge of the various areas of law and their significance. You'll gain the ability to perform legal work within ethical guidelines in a professional environment and understand the state and federal legal systems. You will learn to demonstrate the ability to research and analyze legal issues and produce written memoranda and briefs. If you're interested in all things related to the law, this program is a perfect fit for you.

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Credits: 68
Locations: Dubuque
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

$14,212*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,844*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$43,452

Estimated annual salary for Paralegal graduates represents median annual wage from EMSI's Analyst, Career Coach and Institutional Research data.

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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The Paralegal degree currently has transfer agreements in place with the institution(s) listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn
Paralegal/Criminal Justice Instructor

  • Email: quinnan@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338
  • Location: Dubuque