Paralegal Program

Paralegal Program

The Paralegal program is offered exclusively on-line. This program includes ten courses and is completed in one year. Students take nine substantive paralegal courses and Microcomputer Applications. The program prepares qualified students to sit for the prestigious National Certification Exam, sponsored by the National Association for Legal Assistants.
Note:   In order to be qualified for this examination, a Bachelor’s degree is required.

The paralegal program culminates in a certificate and is open to anyone possessing a high school diploma, or its equivalent. All paralegal course credits are transferable to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree at the University. 


Paralegal Certificate Requirements

In addition to certificate requirements, students must complete the following:
CIT101 Microcomputer Application 
PL101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies
PL102 Legal Analysis, Research and Writing 
PL103 Tort Law
PL104 Probate Law
PL105 Litigation
PL106 Real Estate Law
PL107 Corporate and Business Law 
PL108 Family Law
PL109 Criminal Law