What You’ll Learn
The Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies program is an ABA Approved Paralegal Education program with the purpose of providing each paralegal student with a quality, practical paralegal education. Students can expect small class sizes, individual attention from faculty who are committed to student success, and academic support. This program includes specialized coursework, field trips, guest speakers, and 120 hours of hands-on training through supervised internships in public or private legal settings such as real estate and title companies, bank and trust agencies, law firms, and judicial offices.
The program explores various ethical considerations for the paralegal and other members of the legal team in each course. This program is a North Carolina Bar Qualified Paralegal Studies Program. After successful completion of a voluntary state application and state examination, eligible graduates may apply to the North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification Board for designation as a North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP).