Paralegal Studies Program - Berkeley College of New York City
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Paralegal Program Information
Berkeley College of New York City
Paralegal Studies Program
3 East 43rd Street
New York, New York
Tel: 212.986.4343, ext. 344
Berkeley College of New York City has two campuses, one in Lower Manhattan and the other in Midtown Manhattan. The older campus is the Midtown Manhattan one, which was established in 1936. The campus is located very close to the Grand Central Station making it easily accessible to students.
The main building is an impressive seven storey building which has a lounge. There are elevator services to the classrooms and there is security staff for assistance. It has state of the art computer labs and students have internet access. There is an Academic Support Center, which provides tutoring to help students achieve their educational goals.
If you wish to become a paralegal, then you can opt for the Associate in Applied Science degree program in Paralegal Studies offered by Berkeley College. It covers an array of subjects, which prepare you to join the legal community as a paralegal or legal assistant. As a lawyer’s assistant you need to learn skills like legal research and writing, litigation and communication skills. As a student of Paralegal Studies at Berkeley, you will learn all this and more.
At the end of the degree program, you will be ready to work on cases like family and employment law matters, criminal law and immigration. You also learn legal ethics and are prepared to effectively assist a lawyer in handling various cases.