LARGO, MARYLAND -- Prince George's Community College has been ranked among the top 50 most affordable online paralegal degree programs by Online Paralegal Degree Center. The ranking was published on the organization's website in October.
Prince George's Community College was ranked 32nd.
This ranking was determined by examining 117 schools based on two- and four-year degree offerings in legal assistant and paralegal studies. All programs were delivered 100 percent online or in a distance learning format. The schools were ranked in order of affordability based on undergraduate tuition and fees taken from the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database.
Prince George's Community College encompasses 150 acres in Maryland's Prince George's County and is only eight miles east of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1958, PGCC provides students, the county, and region with high quality, affordable education and cutting-edge workforce and development training, in addition to top-notch programs in IT, Healthcare, Cybersecurity and Engineering where certifications and licenses can be earned.
The online paralegal associate's degree from PGCC focuses on preparing students to work as paralegals and legal assistants in various area of law. The program emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning through interactive activities, research, dispute resolution assignments, and witness interviewing. Typical courses include Contracts, Criminal Evidence and Procedure, Criminal Law, and Techniques of Legal Research. The school offers intimate classroom sizes with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15-to-1. The institution has a strong commitment to affordability, with 40 percent of undergraduates receiving some form of grant or scholarship aid. Read more about the program at the following link: https://www.pgcc.edu/Programs_and_Courses/Program_Detail.aspx?programID=6442462437.
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