Nova Scotia Community College

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Business
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Description:Paralegals work very closely with lawyers, organizing their own time and that of the lawyers', attending to crucial details, completing (in some cases, even drafting) documents, and more. In this program you will develop and hone the skills and procedures private law firms look for in one of these indispensable professionals. Even more importantly, you will acquire a solid grounding in the legal theory behind each of those procedures. If you enjoy learning about law, understand the necessity of precise language, have above average reading and writing skills, and are a detail-oriented person, you will succeed in this program and graduate ready to take a position as a legal assistant, paralegal, or law clerk.

Employment opportunities have been plentiful for our graduates. A survey shows that 80% of them have found satisfying careers in the legal industry. Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified to accept an entry-level position in a private law firm, corporate legal department, justice centre, government department, community legal services office, financial institution, or insurance agency.
URL:Paralegal Services at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Court RecordersParalegalsTrademark Agents

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent, including Academic Grade 12 English.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 13, 2018