Paralegal Studies (Legal Assisting)



Paralegal Studies Associate in Sciences Degree - 64 Credit Hours
This program will prepare students for a paraprofessional career as a paralegal (legal assistant). Under the supervision and direction of a licensed attorney, paralegals may engage in legal research, case development, preparation of legal documents and trial exhibits, analyze information, interview clients, assist in office management, and other responsibilities unique to the legal profession. Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for national certification exams.

Paralegal Studies Advanced Technical Certificate - 21 Credit Hours
If you already hold a bachelor’s or higher degree, this certificate will prepare you for work in a law office, corporation or government agency. Qualify to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant Exam sponsored by the National Association for Legal Assistants.

  • Paralegal Contact Information:
    Mark Sandag, J.D.
    Paralegal Studies/Legal Assisting Program Manager
    Ybor City Campus - Office: YPST 138
    2112 N. 15th Street, Tampa, FL 33605
    Telephone: (813) 253-7000 x6601
    Email: msandag@hccfl.edu