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Paralegal Studies (Undergraduate)

Approved by the American Bar Association for more than 40 years, the Paralegal Training Program provides training in substantive and procedural law, legal analysis, legal technology, and practical skills needed to work as a competent and professional paralegal, even if you don't already have a bachelor's degree. This program fulfills educational requirements to practice as a paralegal in California and is taught by judges, attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

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This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals without a bachelor's degree wanting to become paralegals
  • Prospective paralegals who want training in substantive and procedural law
  • Pre-law students looking for early exposure to core areas of law taught in the first year of law school

What you can learn.

  • An overview of the paralegal profession as well as the responsibilities and opportunities for paralegals in various practice areas
  • Governing principles of law in the areas of contracts, torts, criminal law, real property, business organizations, and securities law
  • Stages of civil procedure, from pleadings and discovery through preparing for and presenting evidence at trial
  • How to conduct legal research, analysis, draft legal documents and utilize legal technology

Estimated Cost Breakdown

Application & Candidacy Fee

N/A

Estimated Program Tuition

8850.00

Estimated program textbook/materials

1000.00

Estimated Total Cost

$9850

*The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits. See our website or speak to a program representative for more information about candidacy and program benefits.

Internships Available
Yes
Visa Requirement Applicable
Yes
VA Benefit Eligible
Yes
Financial Aid
No
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**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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