Paralegal Studies

Dates:August 6 - December 12, 2018
Meets:M and W from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fee: $3,995.00
Workshops:Workshop Listing

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The Paralegal Studies Certificate is an online non-credit certificate program focusing on skill-based training. Our program is divided into four educational components including Introduction to Law, Legal Research & Writing, Civil Litigation, and Contract Law. Each of the educational modules focuses on specific aspects of your legal education. Finally, we include several career development components into the program. These include: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques.

Class meets online Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm ET.

By proceeding with the online registration process, you are verifying that you meet the requirements for the program by possessing a four-year undergraduate degree or four years of full-time professional work experience.

For more information about the Paralegal Certificate program, please visit

Registration Deadline: Two (2) weeks prior to the course start date. Late registrations may be accepted up to 5 business days prior to the class start date and will incur a $25 late registration fee.

Payment Information

Online: Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

By Mail: Download, complete and print the registration form and mail with check* payment to:

JMU Outreach & Engagement
127 W Bruce St, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

*A $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank.

Additional Payment Options: Additional payment options are available for this program including private student loan and Paralegal Payment Plan. Visit the payment options page for more details.


Orientation information will be sent 1-2 business days prior to the start date.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to two weeks before the program start date, and receive a full refund (minus $25.00 administration fee and any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given. Cancellations must be received by email at

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