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Directory of ABA Approved Paralegal Education Programs

Use institution name, city, state, program director name, type of degree, online, or program name search criteria to find an ABA approved paralegal education program.

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Overview of the ABA Approval Process & Applying for Initial Approval

The ABA has been approving paralegal education programs for over 45 years. Learn more about how your paralegal program can pursue ABA approval.

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Approval Process Resources & Reporting

Access the Guidelines for the Approval of Paralegal Education Programs, the fee schedule, institutional accreditation information and application instructions.

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COVID-19 Guidance for ABA Approved Paralegal Education Programs

The ABA Standing Committee and Approval Commission have created a series of documents outlining the process by which programs will report changes implemented due to COVID-19 and guidance on site visits.

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45 Years of ABA Approval of Paralegal Education Programs

Join us to celebrate 45 years of the ABA Approval Process for Paralegal Education Programs. Read stories of nearly two dozen of the graduates of ABA approved programs.

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