Paralegal Program at Pulaski Technical College

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Paralegal Program

The paralegal degree program at Pulaski Technical College 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 Arkansas 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. Pulaski Technical College offers an associate's degree program in paralegal.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female21

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black8
Hispanic1
White12
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Paralegal program at Pulaski Technical College, 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 & 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

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 600
    • Average Hourly Rate: $20.88
    • Average Annual Salary: $43440

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

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 290
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.39
    • Average Annual Salary: $36160

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 Arkansas

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,...)

Southeast Arkansas College

Pine Bluff, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

National Park Community College

Hot Springs, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Legal Administrative Assistant (C)
  • Paralegal (C)

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Bentonville, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,597