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Paralegal Program at Ball State University (BSU)

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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 & 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
    • Muncie, IN
      • Total Employment: 40
      • Average Hourly Rate: $16.97
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,290

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 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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Ivy Tech Community College - East Central

Muncie, IN
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Whitewater

Richmond, IN
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo

Kokomo, IN
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

Indianapolis, IN
Type: Community College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Indiana Institute of Technology

Fort Wayne, IN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (B)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Northeast

Fort Wayne, IN
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus

Columbus, IN
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette

Lafayette, IN
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Bloominton

Bloomington, IN
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)
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Ivy Tech Community College - Southeast

Madison, IN
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Paralegal (A)