Collin College

Collin College is located in Plano, Texas. The campus is located on East Spring Creek Parkway. The Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve sits directly across from the college’s campus. Also near the campus are the Plano Centre and the Plano Convention and visitors center.

Paralegal Programs Offered

Collin College offers an Associate of Science degree in Paralegal studies. Students completing the Associate of Science degree will be able to transfer their credits towards a bachelor’s degree at either Texas Woman’s University or Texas A & M University. The college offers a certificate program as well.

Program Schedule and Requirements

The Associate of Arts degree offered by the college currently meets all of the requirements for individuals to qualify to take the Certified Legal Assistant examination. However, more education may be required in the future. The AA degree takes approximately two years to complete including one summer session. There is a total of 63 required credits to successfully complete the degree.

The certificate program offered by the college does not qualify a student to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant Examination, students will need either additional education or experience in the field in order to qualify for the exam. The certificate program takes approximately three semesters to complete and consists of 29 required credit hours.

Contact Information

If you would like more information about the paralegal programs offered at Colin College, you may contact one of the following individuals:

Marsha Griggs, Department Chair
Phone: 972-881-5185

Lisa Gibbs, Academic Advisor
Phone: 972.377.1771

Deidra Thompson, Academic Advisor
Phone: 972.578.5564