Dec 08, 2023  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal/Legal Assisting [4004]

Advanced Technical Certificate

(25 Credit Hours)

Program Manager

Suzanne Bechtol
941-752-5359, Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65359, Venice

Program Goal

The Legal Assisting/Paralegal Advanced Technical Certificate is designed to enable students who already hold any college degree (other than the legal assisting A.S.) to take paralegal training at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) and qualify to take the National Paralegal Certification (CLA) exam. It further prepares those students for work of a legal nature in law offices, corporations or government agencies.


Total Credit Hours: 25


 It is recommended that job-seeking students also complete SLS 1350 - Job Marketing Skills  (1 credit).

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