Paralegal Studies

Dates:April 9 - August 8, 2019
Meets:Tu and Th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hours:62.00
CEUs:6.20
Location:Online
Fee: $3,595.50Fee Breakdown
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Description

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 Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm ET.

For more information about the Paralegal Certificate program, please visit paralegal.jmu.edu.


Admission Requirements: To enroll in the this program, you must have at least four years of professional work experience OR a four-year degree in any field. By proceeding with the registration process, you are verifying that you meet the requirements for the program.

Program Completion Requirements: There are a total of five courses including Career Preparation. Assignments and exams will be given. A minimum of 70% is required to pass each course. An overall average of 75% or better and submission of a career portfolio are required in order to successfully earn your Paralegal Studies certificate. This program is approved for 6.2 CEUs.




Notes


An orientation email will be sent the week prior to class.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to two weeks prior to the program start date and receive a refund of course registration fees, less a $25 administrative fee. To withdrawal from this course you must send a request in writing to outreach@jmu.edu or by mail. Requests received beyond the deadline will receive no refund. For more information, please visit Policies & Notices.

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