Paralegal Assistant Career Studies Certificate
New River Community College

Program Details

The online Paralegal Assistant Career Studies Certificate program is a specialized option that represents the minimum amount of college course work required for this field of study and is designed to prepare students to perform as legal assistants or paralegals under an attorney’s supervision.  Students will be prepared to assist the attorneys’ supervising them in private law firms, administrative agencies, mortgage companies, private corporations, and more.  You will take courses including:

  • Introduction to Law and the Legal Assistant
  • Family Law 
  • Law Office Administration and Management 
  • Trial Preparation and Discovery Practice
  • Legal Research and Writing

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New River Community College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score