Cerro Coso Community College

Train for a Career as a Paralegal

Train for a Career as a Paralegal

Are you interested in helping people and making a difference in someone's life? Interested in the law? Have you ever thought of working for an attorney or becoming one? Cerro Coso Community College is offering a variety of Paralegal Studies courses online to help you jumpstart your future.

Cerro Coso Online offers a Certificate of Achievement and Associate in Science that prepares you to work in the legal field as a paralegal. Our program has earned a Silver Star in the Strong Workforce Program for program strength and graduates earning a living wage in their related field.

If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, there are many aspects of the paralegal profession that may interest you. Challenging and in demand, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15 percent employment growth for paralegals between 2016 and 2026, and the 2018 median annual wage for paralegals was $50,940.

Becoming a trained and experienced paralegal gives you great job prospects in many different sectors: government agencies, real estate companies, or corporate law firms. According to CNN Money Magazine, the paralegal profession ranked in the top 50 jobs in the United States.

You can earn your Certificate and/or your AS Degree in Paralegal Studies while studying online at Cerro Coso.

Now enrolling for Summer and Fall 2019 courses. Contact the College Counseling Department today at 760-384-6219.

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