Legal Education Accreditation

North Carolina State Bar

The North Carolina State Bar has designated Coastal Carolina Community College’s seated Paralegal Technology Associates in Applied Science degree program as a qualified paralegal studies program.  Upon completion of the seated Paralegal Technology Associates in Applied Science degree program, you will be eligible to sit for the North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification Exam.  For more information, see North Carolina Paralegal Certification and the North Carolina Paralegal Association website. The Paralegal Technology Associates in Applied Science degree is the only program with this certification. Neither the online Paralegal Technology Associates in Applied Science degree nor the any of the seated or online certificate or diploma programs qualify students to take the North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification Exam.

SACSCOC Accreditation

Coastal Carolina Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4907 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Coastal Carolina Community College.

National Associations

Other National Associations, including the National Association of Legal Assistants have designated graduates of Coastal Carolina Community College’s programs as eligible to sit for the Certification Exams.  For more information on specific qualifications, contact the Legal Education Department.