THE NEXT LEVEL
TCL’s Paralegal Specialist Certificate, which is approved by and subject to the guidelines of the American Bar Association (ABA), can be completed in as little as two full-time semesters. Study focuses on general information about court systems and the functions of a paralegal with emphasis on the practical performance of paralegal duties.
*Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
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TCL’s paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association.
BEST IN CLASS
It is one of only nine S.C. colleges and universities to hold ABA approval.
A GREAT CAREER
The S.C. annual mean wage for paralegals is $46,080.
Paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654-7598
Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.
Tuition: 30 credits x $214 per credit = $6,420.*
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free. See more about paying for TCL.
*Based on Fall 2022 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary; all subject to change.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“The American Bar Association approval helps graduates get careers here in the Lowcountry and across the country.”