Department of Business Administration

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies at Del Mar College exposes students to a diverse knowledge of the legal profession plus the ability to investigate facts, interview witnesses, draft and produce legal documents and conduct legal research using a variety of technology.





The Paralegal Studies curriculum will involve a core curriculum for the first three semesters with students taking specialized courses for the Paralegal program beginning with the second semester. Graduates will receive an Associate in Applied Science degree.


Career Opportunities
Degree Programs
Course Descriptions
Degree Information Sheets
Class Schedule

Paralegal Studies Lab
Gainful Employment Information

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Paralegal Studies Program at Del Mar College gain valuable skills attractive to employers of paralegals in both the public and private sectors. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to successfully perform a variety of tasks effectively and ethically while delivering legal services under the supervision of an attorney and to contribute to the advancement of the profession.

Degree Programs:

Associate in Applied Science: Paralegal Studies - Paralegal Studies

For printable copies of these degrees, please go to the Degree Information Sheets.

The program does not qualify a graduate to take a state Bar Exam, represent clients in court, give legal advice or provide independent legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

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