The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Legal Studies 

The Auburn Montgomery Criminal Justice Department has offered an American Bar Association-approved paralegal education program for nearly 20 years. The program is designed to train highly competent and well-rounded individuals for careers as paralegals/legal assistants or as court or other judicial administrators. It also is excellent preparation for admission to law school. Plus, you can complete the program while earning a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice - Legal Studies track. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive an ABA-approved certificate of program completion. 

Legal Studies Important Information

Legal Studies - Plan of Study
Legal Studies - Four Year Plan

Disclaimer
The Outreach Program paralegal certificate courses offered at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, are not ABA-approved. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law. Alabama law prohibits the practice of law by non-lawyers, including legal assistants/paralegals.


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www.governmentjobs.com (Key word: Court, Legal Administration)
www.uscourts.gov/careers

If you are interested in scholarships, please review the information on the Scholarships page. For more information please email jps@aum.edu or contact the faculty and staff of the Department of Criminal Justice.