NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Admissions Requirements


Paralegal Admission Requirements

Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Paralegal Program. The following admission requirements must be completed for the Paralegal Program Application to be processed:
1. Completed Paralegal Program Application submitted to the Paralegal Program Director at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student desires to enter the program;
2. Successful completion of PLGL 100 The Paralegal in the Legal System ; and
3. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher;
 
The program study in the NCCC Paralegal Program includes an internship component and students must be able to attain the necessary skills and perform activities that are comparable to those required for employment. Please review the following statements and evaluate your skill level and ability to perform activities:
  1. Proficient technology skills including word processing, spreadsheet and power point creation, telecommunications, familiarity with electronic research and ability to easily navigate the internet;
  2. Ability to multitask and excel in stressful situations;
  3. Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  4. Ability to speak in front of others;
  5. Comfortability communicating with others regarding personal and emotional issues;
  6. Expertise in organization;
  7. Strong attention to detail;
  8. Solid investigative skills;
Factors that will be looked at in the selection process are:
  1. Application timely received by deadline and fully completed;
  2. Official transcripts;
  3. Participation level in the introductory Paralegal course; and
  4. Overall GPA above a 2.0
Applicants will receive a letter indicating the decision