Certification and Innovative Programs

Greensboro College offers a number of non-academic-credit certification programs. The Fall 2017 schedule includes the following course offerings; sign up for one or more courses using the form at the bottom of the page.

For more information, contact:

Suzanne Suddarth
Director of Certification and Innovative Programs
336-272-7102, ext. 5760

Paralegal Certification Education Program

The Paralegal Certification Education Prep Program is an accelerated course that allows students to attain their state paralegal certification. Students must have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to be eligible to attend Greensboro College’s 16-week program. The course requires 190 contact hours and 300 overall hours. The in-class hours are reached by attending classes two to three nights a week for 4 hours, along with one to two Saturday classes a month.

Upcoming Schedule: 6-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Sept. 4-Dec. 21, plus 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. one to two Saturdays per month.

Program Fee:  $4,745 (installment payment plan) or $4,500 (paid in full). Includes books and materials.

Greensboro College’s Program Benefits and Specifics:

  • Learn from three experienced instructors whose combined Paralegal Certification Education teaching spans more than 30 years.
  • Benefit from knowledgeable lawyers who currently work as Guilford County assistant public defenders and an assistant district attorney.
  • Acquire networking skills from experienced paralegals currently working in the field.
  • Enjoy interactive classroom discussions and being part of a team environment.
  • Who should join us? Recent college graduates, career changers, individuals looking for a professional field, and current legal assistants or paralegals are encouraged to enroll.
  • The program is managed by a director who has been working in higher education and with paralegal students for 14 years.

SAT/ACT Test Preparation Program

Greensboro College’s SAT and ACT Test Preparation classes have been created by two teachers whose combined experienced spans more than 45 years. Both instructors have a passion for teaching and are dedicated to offering a comfortable and effective learning environment for the students.

Upcoming SAT Schedule: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 11-Oct. 2 (pre-test day and post-test day TBA)

Upcoming ACT Schedule: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 2-23 (pre-test day and post-test day TBA)

Class Fee: $549 each course

Greensboro College’s Course Benefits and Specifics:

  • Learn from two experienced instructors whose combined teaching spans more than 45 years.
  • Take part in a pre-test and post-test exam, which will allow teachers to better evaluate and teach to your skills as you progress through the programs.
  • Enjoy interactive classroom activities and learn from experienced teachers who are experts in their areas of study.
  • Build confidence while learning strategies to feel more comfortable on exam day!


GRE Test Preparation Program

Greensboro College’s GRE Test Prep classes are taught by effective and experienced instructors over four consecutive weekends. The GRE Test Preparation program covers the math and verbal sections of the exam, while building students’ analytical and critical reasoning skills. Additionally, the program builds students’ confidence through test-taking tips and strategies. The instructor also offers personalized guidance and instruction for writing college and university essays.

Upcoming GRE Test Prep Schedule: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 19, 26, Sept. 9 and 16 (off Labor Day weekend).

Class Fee: $500; includes books and materials.


LSAT Test Preparation Program

The LSAT Preparation Program covers “real” questions from prior exams, offers students writing evaluations, introduces the puzzle and games sections of the exam, and provides students with test-taking strategies. The instructor took the LSAT, attended law school and has more than 30 years’ experience teaching.  

Upcoming LSAT Test Prep Schedule: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11 and 18.

Class Fee: $600 includes books and materials.

Certified Financial Planning Education Program – TBA

Register for one or more courses today!