DEGREES, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

A.A., Paralegal
C.A., Paralegal
COMPLETION RATES


ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM

An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field. To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must:  

1) complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a “C” grade or better, 

2) complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,

3) achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective).


CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

A Certificate Program is designed for students who desire specific training to meet an immediate occupational or personal goal, or for promotion or lateral transfer within their existing field of employment. To qualify for a Certificate of Achievement or a Certificate of Specialization, a student must:
1) complete all courses required for the Certificate with an overall grade point average of 2.0.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Banking
Corporate Legal Departments
Independent Contractor Paralegals
Finance
Independent Contractor Paralegals
Insurance
Law Offices
Legal Document Assistants
Local, State and Federal Government
Other Legal Service Providers
Real Estate


Degree/Certificate Types:
A.A. - Associate in Arts C.A. - Certificate of Achievement
A.S. - Associate in Science C.S. - Certificate of Specialization
A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)
A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer