Based on the continuously evolving status surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all online courses will continue as scheduled and all in-person and hybrid classes are now postponed through Sunday, April 5, 2020. The latest updates can be found at www.maricopa.edu/coronavirus.
Learn the ins and outs of the legal system from our experienced instructors. Rio’s Paralegal Associate degree and certificate programs will help prepare you for a rewarding career.
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As a paralegal, you'll have the skills and knowledge necessary to become an essential part of any legal team. Our online paralegal program will help get you ready to enter the legal world. You’ll learn about the foundations of the legal system, ethics, tort law, and business law. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of legal research and writing.
Whether you’re pursuing a two-year degree or looking to expand your career options, Rio offers degree and certificate of completion programs to help you meet your educational goals.
As a paralegal student, you’ll learn all about the value of research, collaboration, and fact-checking. Our team of Success Coaches applies that same standard of due diligence to their work. Our Success Coaches are here to guide you through every step of the Rio process. When it comes to enrollment, advising, and financial aid, our Success Coaches have the expertise to help you find the most flexible and affordable college options to get you on the fast track towards achieving your goals.