Gain entry into a career in law and be part of the legal team

Paralegals are trained in law and legal procedures to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services to the public. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law. Although a paralegal may not practice law, a paralegal can perform substantive legal work and gain entry into a career in law. Graduates of NSCC’s Paralegal program are prepared to assist attorneys in investigating facts, researching legal issues, drafting legal documents and correspondence, and preparing for trial.

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Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes

$53,300

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

93%

NSCC career degree graduates employed within three months

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Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet

Get in touch

For more information, please contact the Pathway Advisor for this program.

paralegal@northshore.edu

Phone: 978-739-5522

Program Requirements

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The Paralegal Program has approval from the American Bar Association.

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