Paralegal Program at Ball State University

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Paralegal Program

The paralegal degree program at Ball State 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 Indiana colleges that offer paralegal program.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Paralegal program at Ball State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, paralegals and legal assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Muncie, IN
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $32450

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, title examiners, abstractors, and searchers employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Muncie, IN
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.26
    • Average Annual Salary: $33820

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Description

All legal support workers not listed separately.

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 Indiana

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

International Business College - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Legal Administrative Assistant (A)
  • Paralegal (A)

Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

Brown Mackie College - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A,B)

Harrison College - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

Marian University

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (C,A)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (C)

International Business College

Fort Wayne, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Legal Administrative Assistant (A)
  • Paralegal (A)

Brown Mackie College - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Paralegal (C,A)

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (C)

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60.50%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

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14:1

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