Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College is located in El Cajon, California. The campus sits just off highway 54. Across the street from the campus is the large Steele Canyon County Park. On the other side of the campus is the Damon Lane County Park. Cottonwood Two County Park is located nearby as well.

Paralegal Programs Offered

Cuyamaca College offers a paralegal associate of science degree for those interested in pursuing a career as a paralegal. The degree offers students the chance to develop the skills needed to work in a legal setting for a law firm, the government, or a corporation.

Program Schedule

The paramedic program offered through the college is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). It is also reviewed on a regular basis by leaders within the field including attorneys, practicing paralegals, and judges. The program consists of required courses, electives, and general studies. Once completing at least 18 hours of the required paralegal courses students are eligible for the internship portion of the program.  Typically a student will be able to complete the degree within two years.

Program Requirements

Prospective paralegal students must first be accepted into the college through the admissions department. Successful candidates for the program will have a broad educational background and be able to specialize their skills in specific legal areas. Students should have good reading and writing skills as this is a large part of the degree and the job.

Contact Information

For more information about the program you may contact the Program Coordinator, Mary Sessom by phone at 619-660-4362 or by email at