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Center for Advanced Legal Studies Paralegal Education and Training
Future Paralegals
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Center for Advanced Legal Studies is a nationally accredited college active within the paralegal community.

 

Accreditation

What is Accreditation?

Accreditation is a process of external quality review used by higher education to scrutinize colleges, universities, and educational programs for quality assurance and quality improvement. (Learn More)

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is accredited by the
Council on Occupational Education.

Accreditation and Approvals


Council on Occupational Education

The Council on Occupational Education (COE), originally founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, is the successor to the Commission on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI). In 1995, the Council became a national accrediting agency. In 2006, the Council celebrated its 35th year of assuring quality and integrity in career and technical education. The Council's accreditation process is conducted on behalf of more than 360,000 students across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical fields.


Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board was created in 1965 to “provide leadership and coordination for the Texas higher education system to achieve excellence for the college education of Texas students.” The Board’s overall responsibilities include assessment of the state of higher education in Texas; development of recommendations to the Governor, Legislature, and institutions for its enhancement; and establishment of policies for the efficient and effective use of the state’s higher education resources.
 
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approves and regulates all degree granting institutions in the State of Texas and as such, authorizes the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program at Center For Advanced Legal Studies.


Texas Workforce Commission

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.


Texas Rehabilitation Commission

Center For Advanced Legal Studies
is approved by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission to train individuals who qualify for TRC programs and services.


United States Department of Education

Programs offered at Center For Advanced Legal Studies are approved by the United States Department of Education and qualify for federal financial assistance programs such as Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans, Direct Student Loans, and Federal Pell Grants.


United States Department of Veterans Affairs

The Center is approved by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to provide training to veterans under Chapters 30, 31, 34, 35 and 1606 of the Montgomery GI Bill.

Testimonials

"We have hired employees from this school and have found ourselves promoting them into other positions as a result of their great work ethic and motivation to perform additional work duties. I highly recommend any law firm seek students from this center of excellence."

Yolanda L.
Legal Support Manager/HR Director
PHR Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.

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