Earn an associate degree in Paralegal Studies virtually* at Savannah Technical College. All classes are available online offering students the convenience and flexibility to successfully complete the program virtually.
*Students are encouraged to do their internship opportunity in their local area, which must be approved by the Paralegal Studies department head.
STC’s Paralegal Studies program prepares students for a career in the paralegal profession. The knowledge and skills emphasized in the Paralegal Studies program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law; criminal law and procedure; civil litigation; substantive contract law; and wills, trusts and probate. Paralegals, also called legal assistants, work closely with attorneys, judges, prosecutors or public defenders.
Paralegal Studies Associate Degree graduates have a 100% placement in field (AY2019) and are in demand with area law offices.
The College is an institutional member of the American Association of Paralegal Education (AAfPE). Paralegal Studies Department Head Debra R. Geiger, Esq. was elected president of AAfPE (three-year term) in 2019. Previously, she served a three-year term on the AAfPE board of directors. The College also has its own Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) National Honor Society for Paralegals chapter.
Contact Geiger at 912.443.5715 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the program or to start training for a career as a paralegal.