Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Looking for a cost-effective and quick way to begin your career as a paralegal? The Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies from the South College Asheville Learning Site will help you do just that! The program is an ABA approved legal assistant education program with the purpose of providing each paralegal student at South College with a quality, practical legal education in order to provide attorneys and the legal community with paralegals who are qualified, responsible and professional.


Advance your career by earning a college degree.


Grow into a valuable member of the legal team.


Experience the legal profession under the guidance of an attorney.

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Learn essential skills such as legal drafting and research. Candidates interested in applying to the Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies program are encouraged to reach out today!

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Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies Accreditation

The South College Asheville Learning Site baccalaureate degree in Legal Studies and the associate degree in Paralegal Studies are approved by the American Bar Association and are North Carolina Bar Qualified Paralegal Studies programs. The curriculum's focus on legal theory, application, and critical thinking allow graduates to perform high-level paralegal duties, with the exception that paralegals are not permitted to give legal advice, appear in court, accept cases, or set fees.



Consumer Information: Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.