Business, Office, Technology
As a student in this program, you will learn how to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. The courses teach practical job skills in conjunction with the underlying legal theory. Courses are aimed at developing your critical thinking, communication, computer and organizational skills, and competency to handle ethical issues. Upon completion of the program, an experiential learning component in the form of a 150-hour internship is required.
What Jobs Can I Get?
- After successful completion of the program, you will be ready to work as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant in a private law office or public, government office. The Department of Labor trends indicate that jobs in this field will increase as more attorneys learn how to utilize Legal Assistants.
How Long Will it Take?
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
4 semesters + summer (2 years)
2 semesters + summer (1 year)
Why Office Technology at EITC?
- Low Cost
- Great Value
- High Job Placement
- Experienced Faculty
- Hands-on-Training & Internship
- Individualized Services
- Small Class Size
- Comprehensive Legal Education Program
What Real Students Say
"Here at the Bonneville County Prosecutor's Office, paralegals are highly regarded. Right now 4 of 8 paralegals are former EITC students. Having EITC on my resume was a great asset. I really love this job. I owe it all to EITC. Thank You!"
Gainful Employment Information
For admissions information visit http://www.eitc.edu/admissions.cfm.
Tuition and Fees
Program term and length are calculated based on full-time enrollment(12 credits per term). Fees per term are calculated based on full-time enrollment.
On-time graduation is defined as completing the specified program in the allotted time period. Not all programs had completers during the 2010-2011 academic year. On-time completion rates are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in order to protect student privacy.
Occupations with each program area were identified using Department of Labor ONET Crosswalks.
Median Loan Amount
No data reported - fewer than 10 students in 2011-2012.