Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Paralegal program has been recognized as one of the nation’s best online paralegal associate degree choices by Onlinecolleges.net.
M State is No. 7 on the center’s list of the top 25 online paralegal programs for 2016. The rankings are based on academics, student experience, financial aid and enrollment in associate of paralegal studies programs.
Two other Minnesota colleges were also listed, Alexandria Technical and Community College (No. 4) and Lake Superior College (No. 19).
M State offers an online 60-credit Associate of Applied Science Paralegal degree which provides training in legal research and writing, civil law, criminal law, wills and property law, and legal ethics. The program also includes analysis of procedural and substantive legal problems and caseload management.
In 2015, the college planning site BestColleges.com cited M State’s online Paralegal degree program as one of its top programs of the year, recognizing it as a “quality online program for working professionals who seek more flexibility than can be found on campus.” In October 2015, M State was listed as No. 28 on the Online Paralegal Degree Center’s list of the 50 most affordable online paralegal degree programs.
For more information about M State’s Paralegal program, visit minnesota.edu/programs/paralegal.