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Colorado Legal Professions Degrees

Legal Professions Degrees: Colorado Career Colleges

Career Colleges:Colorado Legal Professions Degrees

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Colorado offering Legal Professions degrees.

Legal studies careers that people love: prepare for jobs in the law or criminal justice

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Career Colleges: Colorado Legal Professions Programs

Legal studies degree programs: Prepare for jobs in the law

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that jobs for paralegals and legal assistants are expected to increase by 28 percent between 2008 and 2018. Law firms, legal clinics and corporations are reducing costs by hiring well-trained, legal support professionals to do jobs once solely performed by attorneys. Although the BLS expects employment to grow much faster than average, the level of anticipated competition suggests that candidates can benefit from a legal studies degree or certification.

Community colleges and career schools offer degree programs in legal studies, including paralegal and legal assistant programs. Legal studies coursework, generally includes the following:

  • Law history
  • Legal methods and protocols
  • Legal terminology
  • Research methods
  • Computer applications for the legal profession

College degree programs require courses in the humanities, sciences and math for graduation. Online certificate and degree programs in legal studies provide scheduling flexibility, so they're definitely worth considering.

Your legal studies degree: expanding career options

Earning your degree provides and polishes skills useful in many career fields. Law can be applied to most any type of business, corporation or service. You can also use the research and writing skills you'll develop in this degree program, when giving reports and presentations or crafting other business communications.

Knowledge of the law and its applications is important for business and consumers. Legal clinics providing basic legal services to low and middle income consumers are growing. As of May 2010, paralegals and legal assistants earned a mean annual salary of $49,640. Graduates can find work in law offices, as well as public and private sector agencies and organizations. Working as a legal professional opens doors to a number of careers and provides work experience useful for becoming an attorney.

Author: Karen Lawson
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