Are you hoping to pursue a career in the legal field? Then consider Eastern Kentucky University’s American Bar Association approved Paralegal Studies program. Learn from a faculty composed entirely of attorneys and judges for an enhanced learning experience. 90 percent of program graduates are employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation.

Degree Concentrations

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate B.S. A.A.S. Minor
Paralegal Science* Paralegal Science* Paralegal Studies* Paralegal Studies*

*on campus or online


Internship Opportunities for Students

All degree-seeking students complete a 280-hour internship as part of their degree program. Students intern in a variety of settings from attorney’s offices to courthouses.

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Stoll Keenon Ogend, Paralegal Civil Litigation Practice Group, Lexington, Ky.
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Assistant Director of Continuing Legal Education, Frankfort, Ky.
  • Alltech Corporation, Intellectual Property Paralegal, Nicholasville, Ky.

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Paralegal Studies program are eligible to apply for the following scholarship:

  • Judge Roderick Messer Scholarship Program


On campus:
Paralegal Program
Online Paralegal Degrees and Certificates