Paralegal Schools in New Jersey

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 New Jersey have come to rely on paralegals with the kind of expertise that can only come from earning a certificate or degree in paralegal studies.

You know that your education is the first—and most important—step to either beginning or advancing a career as a paralegal. But frankly, the sheer number of choices is so overwhelming that you’re just not sure how you’ll weed through all the schools and make the best decision for you and your career.

Nationwide, paralegal programs number in the hundreds. But not all programs are created equal. We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding an online or campus-based paralegal program by providing you with a list of the best of the best—programs that have earned regional or national accreditation.

So, whether you have dreams of working in one of Newark’s leading law firms, or you see yourself working for a nationally renowned nonprofit in Paterson, we have you covered with programs that’ll get you there.

Request information to learn more about tuition rates, delivery methods (on-campus, online or a combination of the two) and other key points that make these programs stand out from the competition.

 

Atlantic Cape Community College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal StudiesCampus

Associate of Science (AS) in Paralegal StudiesCampus

 

Bergen Community College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Legal Nurse Consulting Certificate (post-associate, admission also requires current RN license) – Campus

 

Berkeley College-Woodland Park

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Legal Studies – Campus, online

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Legal Studies – Campus, online

Legal Studies Certificate Program – Campus, online

Legal Nurse Consulting Certificate – Campus, online

 

Brookdale Community College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal StudiesCampus

Certificate in Paralegal Studies – Campus

 

Camden County College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

 

Centenary University

Paralegal and Legal Assistant Studies Minor – Campus

 

Cumberland County College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Paralegal Studies Certificate – Campus

 

Essex County College

Associate in Science (AS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Certificate of Achievement in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Certificate of Achievement in Nurse Paralegal Studies – Campus

 

Mercer County Community College

Paralegal Associate of Applied Science (AAS)Campus

Paralegal Certificate of Proficiency (post-associate)Campus

 

Middlesex County College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Paralegal Studies Certificate (post-associate) – Campus

 

Montclair State University

Minor in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Justice Studies with a Paralegal Studies Concentration – Campus

Paralegal Studies Certificate (post-bac) – Campus

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Minor in Legal Studies – Campus

 

Ocean County College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Business-Paralegal Studies Option – Online

Legal Secretary Certificate of Proficiency – Online

Certificate of Proficiency in Paralegal Studies – Online

 

Raritan Valley Community College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal StudiesCampus

Paralegal Studies Certificate)Campus

 

Rowan College at Burlington County

Paralegal Associate of Applied Science (AAS)Campus

 

Rowan College of South Jersey at Gloucester County

Paralegal Associate of Applied Science (AAS)Campus

Paralegal Certificate (post-associate) – Campus

 

Seton Hall University

Minor in Legal Studies in Business – Campus

 

Sussex County Community College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal Studies – Campus

Certificate in Paralegal Studies – Campus

 

Union County College

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Paralegal StudiesCampus

Paralegal Certificate of Achievement (post-associate)Campus

 

Warren County Community College

Associate of Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts Pre-Law – Campus

 

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Legal Studies – Campus

Minor in Legal Studies – Campus

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