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Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

Program Options

Both the AA and BA Paralegal Program Options are approved by the American Bar Association.  

Associate of Arts (AA)

The Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies requires a minimum of 66 credit hours and is designed to be completed in four semesters/two years of full-time enrollment.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) 

The Bachelors of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and is designed to be completed in eight semesters/four years of full-time enrollment. No minor is required.



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Paralegal Studies

Department of Political Science

  • 270-780-2539
  • 270-745-2011
  • Tate Page Hall 256
    1906 College Heights Blvd., #21067
    Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067   



Julie Shadoan

Julie Shadoan, J.D.

Professor / Paralegal Studies Advisor



Jennifer Brinkley, J.D., M.A.

Jennifer Brinkley, J.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor / Paralegal Studies Advisor




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 Last Modified 9/10/18