Complete Your Paralegal Certificate in One Year
The part-time evening paralegal program was designed with flexibility in mind for students with full-time jobs or other commitments. Classes emphasize legal principles, theories, paralegal procedures and on the job practices. Interested individuals should apply to begin in the Fall Semester and follow the education track to complete the program in 9 months.
All courses emphasize paralegal skills, forms, documents and procedures, as well as legal principles and theories which are pertinent to the paralegal’s performance on the job. Core courses are designed to help students understand basic legal concepts and develop the decision-making abilities needed by paralegals. Specialty courses focus on high demand areas of employment and help students to develop and apply practical and immediately marketable paralegal skills. Each course will require the student to become well versed with all documents necessary to apply the legal knowledge learned, and be proficient in document preparation. Documents will include pleadings, interrogatories, contracts, corporation articles and by-laws, bankruptcy petitions, petitions for custody and child support, trial briefs and memorandums, deeds, agreements of sale, inheritance tax returns, and many others.
- Students can enter the program in the Fall semester.
- Applications are reviewed in advance as they are submitted.
- Classes are held 3 nights a week from 6pm to 9pm.
- Students are tracked to complete the program in 9 months.
- Completion of all 15 classes is required for graduation.
All students are required to take 15 courses. The curriculum is pre-set each term, and all students will be registered in all 15 courses prior to the start of the semester.
Course Fees & Schedule
Tuition is payable per semester or per course(s) at the beginning of each term. Per Course tuition rate is $480.
Books and parking are additional.
Registration, Billing/Payments and Cancellation Policy
Please know these dates are subject to change.