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Affordable online paralegal program

If you want to spend your days helping people fight for justice—no matter how big or small—our online paralegal program could be the first step you need toward a fulfilling career. From researching cases and drawing up legal documents to interviewing witnesses and preparing corporate, civil, and criminal cases for trial, you'll learn everything you need to know to assist a lawyer.

When you choose Ashworth College’s paralegal diploma, you’re choosing an affordable program that has no prerequisites to enroll, allows you to learn at your own pace with no pre-scheduled classes or exams, and includes an Advanced Specialty Course at no extra cost. You’ll graduate with everything you need to succeed as a Paralegal in as few as four months!

Paralegal Online Class Curriculum

Take the first steps toward a rewarding career a paralegal with our online Paralegal Career Diploma curriculum. You’ll learn more about the legal system and cover the skills that are essential to working in a law firm. Your online classes include:

  • The Paralegal in the Workplace and US Law
  • The Court System, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Paralegal Skills and Legal Subjects
  • The Different Types of Law

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What you get

  • A detailed, beautifully illustrated textbook to keep you engaged in the material
  • Content delivered via online lessons and textbook, and academic support available by email, phone, or online
  • A Career Diploma upon graduation

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Job opportunities

With strong organizational, computer, and database management skills, you can expand your horizons in law—and boost your career prospects—when you take our paralegal course online. Most paralegal or legal assistant roles are in law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies, with a median average salary of $59,200 according to the U.S. Department of Labor.



Lawyers specialize, so you should too! Choose between Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Procedure, and Real Estate Law.


Use traditional and technology-based tools to research and prepare cases for court.


Learn the history of the American legal system, the difference between criminal and civil law, and much more.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

The course content in our paralegal course online is designed to teach the knowledge and skills that professional paralegals actually use on the job every day. By the end, you should have the confidence to pursue fascinating work in a law practice, corporate law department, or other places where paralegals are in demand.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your training online. A self-paced, flexible learning schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our paralegal diploma is just one of the programs we have to offer in the legal studies realm. You might also be interested in:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Ashworth College has determined that the curriculum does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following state: California

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