Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies Department

Degrees and Certificates

The Paralegal Studies Program at De Anza is approved by the American Bar Association. De Anza offers an A.A. degree, as well as a Certificate of Proficiency for those who have already earned an A.A. or A.S. degree or higher.

Paralegal Studies

  • Certificate of Achievement-Advanced, 46 units (must have already completed an A.A./A.S. degree or higher)
  • A.A. Degree, 90 units
PDF iconParalegal degree and certificate requirements

Also we offer Paralegal Studies courses that may be applied toward General Education (GE) requirements. View our listing of GE requirements below to see which Paralegal Studies courses fit into your academic plan.

General Education Requirements

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Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the certificate and degree information, there may be errors or changes without notification. Please confirm requirements for a specific program.

Take a look at De Anza's Degree and Certificates Programs at-a-Glance chart to learn more about programs offered. Visit our Counseling Web site to review specific requirements for all our degree and certificate programs.

Director: Terry Ellis
Office: L13- C


Last Updated: 9/15/08