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Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (AS)

Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (AS)

With South College’s Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program in Knoxville, you can learn how to be a paralegal and work to expand career opportunities in legal studies. Earn your Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career today!

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Degree Features

Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (AS)

  1. Program Duration

    24 months for full-time students

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies in Knoxville!

  4. Approval

    American Bar Association (ABA) Approved Legal Studies Program

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available. To learn more about the financial aid options for pursuit of our paralegal studies programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.

Industry Outlook

Paralegal work is challenging, interesting. and fulfilling. At South College, our paralegal courses can teach you the knowledge and skills to pursue a wide range of jobs in the legal field. Graduates of the paralegal studies associate degree program at South College embark on career searches in both public and private settings, including real estate and title companies, bank and trust agencies, law firms, and judicial offices. Job options may include certified paralegal, legal assistant, law clerk, court clerk, legal analyst, and real estate closer. In addition to earning a paralegal studies associate degree, you can take additional classes at South College to pursue a bachelor’s degree in legal studies.

Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (AS)

Program Overview

Paralegals serve a vital role in a law setting. They’re critical thinkers, careful planners and diligent researchers. There’s no better time than now to earn your Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies degree from South College and begin pursuing a rewarding career in the legal field.

If you’re looking for paralegal programs near you in Knoxville, our paralegal classes will immerse you in criminal law, civil litigation, torts and remedies, and business law. Our American Bar Association (ABA) approved associate program focuses on legal theory, application and critical thinking and includes field trips, guest speakers and a supervised internship with 120 hours of hands-on training in a legal setting.

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Accreditation

South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

The South College Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program offered at the Knoxville campus is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Paralegals (321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4778, www.americanbar.org).

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