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Education Details

Paralegal Studies
Award type: Certificate
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Paralegal Studies
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The program provides students with the knowledge and skills for entry into paralegal careers in public or private law offices and law-related agencies.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $1,770/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident: $111.17 (1-10 credits), $52.08 (11-18 credits), $94.36 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$7,080 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $300/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
9 to 12 Months
Award type
Certificate
Credits
48-55
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
yes
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements
Evidence of a bachelor's degree. ESLA 117 or placement into ENGL& 101. Completion of PLS 127 and BTEC 121 or BTEC 122 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment is required for all other PLS program courses.
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
no