Thursday – August 22, 2019
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
With coursework focused on the practical aspects of law, this program provides a broad background and prepares students to work as a paralegal in the legal community, in government, or in business and industry.
Classes are offered face to face at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus. Selected courses are offered at MATC's other campuses via interactive television. Online classes are available; at least 10 credits of legal specialty (PLEGAL) courses must be taken via face-to-face instruction.
This program is approved by the American Bar Association, 750 North Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-988-5616; www.americanbar.org/groups/paralegals/.
Career Outlook: Although this is a growing profession, competition in the job market is keen. Paralegals are required to work under the supervision of an attorney to avoid the unauthorized practice of law.
Program Code: 10-110-1
Start Dates: August/January/June
Career Cluster: Law, Public Safety & Security
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