Paralegal Studies

Dates:April 10 - August 16, 2018
Meets:Tu and Th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hours:62.00
CEUs:6.20
Location:Online
Fee: $3,995.00
Workshops:Workshop Listing

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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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


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 outreach@jmu.edu.

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