The body of knowledge required to effectively perform legal support services can only come from a formal education in paralegal studies. As attorneys, corporations and government agencies work within an increasingly complex legal framework, the level of responsibility they expect paralegals to be able to take on has also increased. Law offices and other employers in Delaware have come to rely on paralegals with the kind of expertise that can only come from earning a certificate or degree in paralegal studies.
Maybe you’re looking to get a jump on your career straight out of high school… maybe you’ve got a degree in another area but want to make a career change… maybe you’ve been in the legal field for years and this is your year to make your next big move by earning an advanced certificate or even a master’s. Whether you’re new to the field, looking to refocus your career, or just looking to advance in your current position, choosing a school to entrust with your future is one of the biggest decisions you’ll need to make.
Here, we’ve tried to make that task a bit easier by listing our top picks for online options available in Delaware. Our selections are based on quality, so we’ve reviewed key factors like national and regional accreditation – all of the schools we selected are accredited.
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Delaware Technical and Community College
Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) is a 4-year public college located in Georgetown, with additional campuses in Dover, Stanton, and Wilmington.
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal – On-campus
Paralegal Certificate – On-campus (Post-associate)
Goldey-Beacom College is a 4-year private not-for-profit institution with its campus located in Wilmington.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English with a Legal Studies concentration
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration with a Legal Studies concentration
Wesley College is a 4-year private, non-profit, college in Dover.
Bachelor of Science in Law and Justice Studies – On-campus
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Law and Justice Studies – On-campus
Wilmington University is a 4-year private college located in New Castle, with a satellite campus in Dover.
Bachelor of Science (BAS) in Law, Policy and Political Science with a Legal Studies concentration – On-campus, online
Post-Bachelor’s Paralegal Certificate – On-campus, online