Paralegal Technology

The Paralegal  Technology program offers individuals the opportunity to become a qualified legal assistant employed in a law-related occupation. This includes public and private law practice; state, local, and federal employment; insurance; real estate and corporate positions.  

  • Offered fully online

  • LIve course offered at DeSoto Center-Southaven and Oxford LYTC campuses  

  • Students who successfully complete 30 semester credit hours earn a career certificate.

  • Students who successfully complete 45 semester credit hours earn a technical certificate. 

  • Students who successfully complete 60 semester credit hours earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Technology. 

Northwest also offers the Legal Studies Program which is ideal for students who plan to obtain a bachelor’s degree or aspire to one day attend law school. Click here for the Legal Studies program page.


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