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Paralegal Program at Davenport University (DU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002249
  • Phone: (616) 698-7111

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1200

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1110

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Paralegal Program

The paralegal degree program at Davenport University teaches students to perform legal research, as well as drafting, investigatory record-keeping, and other administrative functions related to the legal system. Students who graduate the program will perform these functions under the supervision of an attorney or in a court and will gain instruction from the program in legal research, drafting legal documents, appraising, pleading, courthouse procedures, and other legal specializations. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer paralegal program.

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Students Enrolled in the Paralegal Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. DU has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Associate's Degree11
    Bachelor's Degree16
    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate9

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male7
    Female29

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Black2
    Hispanic2
    White25
    Unknown7

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Paralegal program at DU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Description:

    Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, paralegals and legal assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.3% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
      • Total Employment: 550
      • Average Hourly Rate: $24.59
      • Average Annual Salary: $51,150

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

  • Description:

    Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, title examiners, abstractors, and searchers employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -1.4% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Paralegal Programs in Michigan

Paralegal programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (B)
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Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, MI
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Legal Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Paralegal (C,A)
Baker College of Muskegon

Muskegon, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Lansing Community College

Lansing, MI
Type: Community College

39 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Legal Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Paralegal (C,A)
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Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
Baker College of Jackson

Jackson, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Siena Heights University

Adrian, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (B)
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Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI
Type: 4-Year Public College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (B)
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Madonna University

Livonia, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A,B)
Baker College of Auburn Hills

Auburn Hills, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A,B)