Santa Clara County

Deanza College

Deanza College is located in Cupertino, California. The campus is located just off the West Valley Freeway. Stevens Creek Blvd. and South Stelling Road surround the campus. The Sunken Garden is a part of the campus. Cupertino Memorial Park sits just across from the campus and the Bluelight Cinemas are just down the road.

Paralegal Programs Offered

Deanza College offers prospective paralegal students the opportunity to pursue either a certificate of achievement advanced degree or an associate of the arts degree in paralegal studies. The program is approved by the American Bar Association.

Program Schedule

The associate of arts degree in paralegal studies offered through the college consists of 46 required units. These units are all required courses for the degree and include study of the law in various areas such as business, civil litigation, and corporations. Students will also take courses pertaining to research and writing within the field.

Program Requirements

The certificate advanced program requires students to already have completed the required 46 units of the associate degree and be eligible for certification.

In order to be accepted into the program students must show a proficiency in the English language and be eligible for math 114 or higher.

During the course of study, students are required to maintain a 2.0 grade point average or above. In order to graduate all of the general education requirements and the major requirements for the degree must be met.

Contact Information

For more information about the paralegal program offered by the college you may contact the Counseling Center at 408-864-5400. You may also contact the Social Sciences and Humanities division at 408-864-8770.

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Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College is located in San Jose, California. The campus of the college sits just off San Felipe Road. The South Bay Regional Public Training Center, the Evergreen Community Center, and the Evergreen Senior Center are located near the school. Pomodoro Restaurant is located just down the road from the campus as well.

Paralegal Programs Offered

Evergreen Valley College offers both an associate in arts degree as well as an associate in science degree in paralegal studies. The college also offers a certificate of achievement. Each of these degrees is approved by the American Bar Association.

Program Schedule

The associate of arts and the associate of science degrees each take approximately two years to complete. The certificate program can typically be completed in a year. There are 24 units required for completion of the certificate program. These same courses must be taken for the associate degrees as well. The associate degrees require elective courses and general education courses as well. The total number of credits required for the associate in arts degree is 66. The total number of credits required for the associate in science degree is 60.

Program Requirements

Prospective students interested in the paralegal program must first submit an application to the college and be accepted for enrollment.

Evergreen Valley College requires students to maintain a 2.0 grade point average or higher in each of the major elective and major courses of the program.

Contact Information

If you would like more information about the paralegal program offered through Evergreen Valley College you may contact the school at 408-274-7900. If you would like to speak to a counselor regarding your education you may contact the counseling office at 408-270-6475.