Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate | Western Technical College

Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate

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Program Number: 

90110A

Credits: 

27.00
Not Financial Aid Eligible

Typical Start: 

Fall

The Paralegal certificate is appropriate for those who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and will prepare you for a rewarding career in a wide selection of legal areas. As a paralegal, you will be involved in all facets of the law while working under the direction of a licensed attorney. A successful paralegal is a good communicator, enjoys working with diverse populations, pays attention to details when researching and analyzing facts, is a strong problem solver, and is ethical. Western’s Paralegal classes are taught by certified Wisconsin Paralegals and licensed Wisconsin Attorneys.

*Please note that the delivery method for fall courses may change as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate

This program will cost about $4,100* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact a Career Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Paralegal
Legal Administrative Assistant
Court Clerk

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in writing/sentence skills, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the exemptions here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

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