|Dates:||May 31, 2018|
|Meets:||Th from 12 M to 12 N, 1 session|
|Course Fee (Basic)||Fee||$ 40.00|
There are still openings remaining at this time.
This is the application fee only - you must sign up for the courses yourself as they fit your schedule.Students do not need to be admitted to USA to enroll in the certificate program. There is a $40 non-refundable application fee which includes one transcript, audits of class credits and a certificate. There is an attendance policy to ensure students receive instructions needed to be successful students. It is our sincere desire that you enjoy each course in our required and elective curricula. Please take advantage of the opportunities provided for an exchange of dialogue and ideas with your instructors; they're all specialists in their respective fields. We trust that the personal enrichment and professional growth you experience while in the certificate program will result in increased employment and advancement opportunities for you.
There are no requirements, including University admission, for entering the paralegal studies certificate program and students can begin their certificate during any term of the year.
To successfully complete the requirements of the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program, students must complete nine required courses and seven elective courses. All course work must be completed within five years. Classes meet one night per week for two to three hours, depending on the course or instructor, and most do not start prior to 6 p.m.
Required Courses (9)
• Introduction to Paralegal Studies
• Legal Research
• Legal Writing
• Law Practice Management
• Civil Procedure
• Paralegal Discovery & Analysis
•Ethics and Professional Responsibility
• Criminal Law & Procedures
• Contract Law
• Family Law
• Wills, Estates & Trusts: Probate Law
• Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals
• Torts/Personal Injury Litigation
• Law of Real Property
• Legal Aspects of Business Organizations
• Environmental Law
• Medical Records Review & Management
• Technology in the Courtroom
• Social Security and Disability Law
• Word - Basic
• Paralegal Internship