Paralegal Science/Paralegal Studies

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
Paralegal Science

Degree Options

On-Campus Degrees

  • A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies
  • B.S. in Paralegal Science
  • Minor in Paralegal Studies
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate

Online Degrees

Who Would be Interested in Paralegal Science/Paralegal Studies?

  • Students who want an exciting career in the legal arena
  • Students looking to finish a degree in two years or less
  • Students who already have a degree, but would like to enhance it with Paralegal experience

Why Paralegal Science/Paralegal Studies?

  • Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Convenient scheduling at many locations around the state and online
  • Paralegal faculty all attorneys and judges who focus on teaching practical paralegal skills
  • More than 90% of our graduates employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation

What are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Paralegal Science or Paralegal Studies as their major upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • More than 90% of our graduates are employed or attending graduate or law school within six months of graduation.
  • Stoll Keenon Ogend, Paralegal Civil Litigation Practice Group, Lexington, Ky.
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Assistant Director of Continuing Legal Education, Frankfort, Ky.
  • Alltech Corporation, Intellectual Property Paralegal, Nicholasville, Ky.

How Do I Get More Information?

On-Campus Program Information
Contact Dr. Lynnette Noblitt, Department of Government and Economics Chair

Online Program Information
Kerstin Peterson, Online Enrollment Advisor

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

Judge Roderick Messer Scholarship Program

Kentucky law prohibits paralegals from engaging in the practice of law. Completion of the Paralegal Studies major and/or receipt of a degree or certificate in Paralegal Studies/Sciences does not entitle one to practice law or render legal advice, except as provided by law. See: Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 3.700 and Kentucky Revised Statutes 524.130.