Major: Paralegal Studies at Tidewater Community College


  

The Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies is part of the Legal Assistant/Paralegal program at Tidewater Community College

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Paralegal Studies prepares students for careers as paralegals in offices specializing in general practice or litigation. Students may choose a cooperative education option and earn academic credit while gaining work experience at local sites.
The TCC Paralegal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).Program note: Legal assistants and paralegals cannot give legal advice to members of the public. Most jurisdictions impose significant penalties for the unauthorized practice of law. This program is not intended to give legal advice to students or to educate or train students to give legal advice or otherwise engage in the unauthorized practice of law.

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VCCS Plan Code:260
CIP Code:22.0302

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