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Paralegal Studies

Certificate
Tompkins Cortland Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Annual In-State Tuition (NY)
$6,080
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$12,480
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Total Credits
32
Annual In-State Tuition (NY)
$6,080
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$12,480
Earn your Paralegal Studies degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Criminal Justice/Law
The field of criminal justice/law familiarizes students with the many components of the American justice system. It will teach the fundamentals of state, federal, and local law enforcement policies. Students also have the opportunity to explore causes of crime, the evolution of criminal justice, and how principles of justice influence society. Public safety has recently experienced positive “hiring shifts” according to LinkedIn’s Economic Graph. Career opportunities include law enforcement, security, courtroom operations, or the first step toward becoming a practicing attorney.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For New York Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$190
Credits
32
Annual Tuition Total
$6,080
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$390
Credits
32
Annual Tuition Total
$12,480
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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Tompkins Cortland Community College
Established in 1968, Tompkins Cortland Community College is a public community college in Dryden, New York. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY).
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Accreditation
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Founded in 1887, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Its headquarters are in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.