With South College’s Certificate in Paralegal program in Asheville, you can learn how to be a paralegal or legal assistant and expand career opportunities in legal studies. Earn your paralegal certificate at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career today!
9 months for full-time students
Available for qualified applicants
Earn your Certificate in Paralegal in Asheville!
American Bar Associate (ABA) Approved Legal Studies Program
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships is available. To learn more about the financial aid options for pursuit of our paralegal programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.
Legal assistants and paralegals serve a critical role in the legal profession. From drafting documents and supporting lawyers to conducting research, and maintaining records, the work is fast-paced, rigorous and rewarding. At South College, our paralegal certificate program in Asheville can prepare you to pursue a range of jobs in the legal field, including paralegal, legal assistant, law clerk, court clerk, legal analyst, and real estate closer.
If you’re looking for paralegal programs near you in Asheville, there’s no better time than now to pursue your Certificate in Paralegal from South College. Our ABA-approved paralegal certificate program is designed to give individuals who previously earned an associate or bachelor’s degree a convenient and cost-effective route to learning new skills for pursuit of a new career in the legal field. Through challenging paralegal classes that combine legal theory and application, you can develop skills for organizing and managing case files, conducting legal research and drafting legal documents under the supervision of an attorney. You’ll also learn from faculty members who include experienced attorneys and bring a practical and relevant perspective into the classroom.
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 Certificate in Paralegal program offered at the Asheville campus is approved by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals (321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4778, www.americanbar.org) and is a North Carolina Bar Qualified Program. Graduates who successfully complete the optional state examination may apply to become North Carolina Bar Certified Paralegals (North Carolina State Bar, 208 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601; (919) 828-4620; www.nccertifiedparalegal.org.