Paralegal schools accredited by the American Bar Association include Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas; American National University, Inc. in Salem, Virginia; and Baker College of Auburn Hills, Michigan. Additional schools include the Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter, South Carolina and College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California.
Amarillo College offers associates degrees in applied science and a professional paralegal certificate. The minimum length of time necessary to obtain the associates in applied science degree is two years, while the professional certificate requires at least one year of study. American National University, Inc. also offers a two-year program for an associate in applied science degree.
Baker College of Auburn Hills is a private college that offers an associate of business degree and a bachelor of science in legal studies. The American Bar Association has no information on the minimum length of time necessary to complete the Baker College program.
The Central Carolina Technical College is a public institution offering a two-year technical associate of arts degree. College of the Canyons also offers an associate of arts degree, but ABA does not provide information on how long it takes to obtain the degree.
Another accredited paralegal school is Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. It offers an associate degree in legal studies.