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Paralegal Certificate Studies Program (330 Hours)

The Paralegal Studies program prepares students who already possess an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree for a career as a Paralegal. The paralegal curriculum is divided into paralegal skills courses and law coursework. The North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification has approved and designated Mayland Community College’s paralegal studies certificate program as a qualified paralegal studies program.

Training Includes:
• Legal research and writing
• Criminal law and procedure
• Civil litigation and injuries
• Real property
• Wills/estates
• Family and commercial law
• Ethics

Admission Requirements:
• Must possess an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in any discipline
from any college or university that is accredited by an accrediting body
recognized by the US Department of Education.

Cost of Class:
• Tuition/Registration: $180
• Text: $500 (subject to change)

Other Fees:
• Certification exam: $225

Please call the Yancey Campus at 828.682.7315 for more information.