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 Louisiana have come to rely on paralegals with the kind of expertise that can only come from earning a certificate or degree in paralegal studies.
Paralegal programs come in all stripes, with some designed for high school graduates looking to get started and career changers looking forward to trying something new… and others designed for experienced paralegals looking to add to their qualifications.
Whether you’re from the bayous, the banks of the Mississippi, or Baton Rouge, there’s an online paralegal program for you.
We’ve compiled some recommendations of what we think are the best paralegal schools out there to help you find the ideal program based on where you are in your career. As one of the fastest growing professions in the nation, there’s never been a better time to make yourself stand out from the competition with a recognized credential from a respected school.
Baton Rouge Community College
AAS in Paralegal Studies – Campus
Bossier Parish Community College
Certificate of Technical Studies in Legal Assisting – Campus
Delgado Community College
Paralegal Course – Online
Grambling State University
BS in Criminal Justice with a Paralegal Studies Concentration – Campus
Herzing University-New Orleans
AS in Legal Assisting/Paralegal – Campus
AS/AAS in Legal Studies – Online
BS in Legal Studies – Campus and online
Nunez Community College
AA Paralegal Studies – Campus
Certificate of Technical Studies in Paralegal Studies – Campus
Remington College-Shreveport Campus
Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies – Campus
AA in Paralegal Studies – Campus
BA in Paralegal Studies – Campus
Certificate in Paralegal Studies (post-bac) – Campus