A program to prepare you for diverse careers related to the law.
The Paralegal Studies degree programs at Husson University endeavor to have graduates be able to demonstrate the following competencies as outlined by the American Association for Paralegal Education.
Legal Research involves the application of the critical thinking, organizational and communication skills listed above.
Legal writing involves the application of the critical thinking, organizational, communications and legal research skills listed above.
Levels of computer literacy required in the typical law office continue to increase.
Interviewing and investigation involves the application of critical thinking, organizational, communication, research, writing, and computer skills listed above.
Knowledge and information relating to the role of the paralegal in the delivery of legal services, ethics, and professional values is vital to paralegal competence.
Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of law office management and organization is essential to the entry-level paralegal.