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Certificate in Paralegal Studies (Post-Degree)

Certificate in Paralegal Studies (Post-Degree)

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


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Degree Features

Certificate in Paralegal Studies (Post-Degree)

  1. Program Duration

    12 months for full-time students

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Certificate in Paralegal Studies in Knoxville!

  4. Approval

    American Bar Associate (ABA) Approved Legal Studies Program

Financial Aid

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 studies programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.

Industry Outlook

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 studies certificate program in Knoxville 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.

Certificate in Paralegal Studies (Post-Degree)

Program Overview

If you’re looking for paralegal programs near you in Knoxville, there’s no better time than now to pursue your Certificate in Paralegal Studies from South College. Our ABA-approved paralegal studies 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


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 (

The South College Certificate 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,

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