Undergraduate | Paralegal Studies | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Paralegal Studies

College of Liberal Arts


The occupational outlook for paralegal professionals has never been better. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that the profession will add more than 74,000 new jobs between 2008 and 2018. The outstanding preparation we can offer you will permit you to join a booming profession at a well-paying salary. Most importantly, we can prepare you for a truly rewarding career in one of any number of interesting settings.

Our graduates work in small and large law and medical offices and in legal departments of corporations, administrative agencies (CIA, FBI, federal, state, county, and local), government offices, insurance agencies, and banking and financial institutions. Many of our graduates use this major as a gateway to law school.