Paralegal Program at Seminole State College of Florida

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Paralegal Program

The paralegal degree program at Seminole State College of Florida 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 Florida 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. Seminole State offers an associate's degree program in paralegal.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male2
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black3
Hispanic5
White9

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

Upon completion of the Paralegal program at Seminole State College of Florida, 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

  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
    • Total Employment: 3
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.38
    • Average Annual Salary: $52790

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

  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
    • Total Employment: 470
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $49610

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 Florida

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,...)

Remington College

Heathrow, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

City College - Altamonte Springs

Altamonte Springs, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

Florida Technical College

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 49 students completed this program

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Paralegal (B)

Lake - Sumter Community College

Leesburg, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Paralegal (A)

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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
29:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
44

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,630