The Paralegal - Advanced Standing Diploma will provide students with a previous degree additional legal knowledge to serve as paralegals, working with not only attorneys in law firms, but also corporation, real estate companies, government agencies and the banking industry. Completion of a previous degree is required to enter this program.

To register or if you have questions:

Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions A303
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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $7,872.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $7,913.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Advanced Standing | Dipl

PRL 103 Introduction to Law 3
PRL 112 Legal Research and Writing I 3
PRL 131 Torts and Litigation I 3
PRL 191 Criminal Procedure 3
BUS 185 Business Law I 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
PRL 108 Legal Procedures and Processes 3
PRL 161 Family Law 3
PRL 164 Legal Applications and Practices 3
PRL 281 Legal Ethics 2
BUS 186 Business Law II 3
MGT 178 Employment Law 3
PRL 932 Internship 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3

Entrance Requirements

Previous AAS or higher degree

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Mellisa Flanigan
Business and Office Support Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1357
Sioux City Campus, Room L314
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
712.274.8733 Ext. 3217
Sioux City Campus, Room B107