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Approved by the American Bar Association, Kent State University’s Kent Campus offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies. Students also have the option to minor in Paralegal Studies in conjunction with a four-year baccalaureate degree (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science). Paralegal Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program combines a liberal arts/general education background with law related specialty courses to provide the graduate with communication skills, knowledge of the legal system, and practical hands-on-experience.

Program Sheet


**This program is currently on hold. Updates will be available soon.


Admission Requirements

Students who are admitted to Kent State University or have completed the Associate of Arts degree at Lorain County Community College may enroll in the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies Program.

Post-baccalaureate students are admitted automatically if they hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.


Application Information

Application information can be found at: Kent State Admissions


Registration, Scheduling and Program Information

For registration, scheduling, and program information, contact: Prof. Amanda Paar Conroy, Assistant Professor at Kent State University, by phone at (330) 672-4148 or at


Tuition and Fee Schedule

All fees are subject to change; please contact Kent State’s Partnership office, toll-free at 1- 800-995-LCCC (extension 4860) or direct-dial at 440-366-4860 for current tuition and fees. Fees and charges are due upon registration or upon a specified payment deadline. For more information contact the Kent State University’s Bursar’s Office or at 330-672-2626.