The Diploma in Paralegal Studies program provides the foundation in the field of law necessary to obtain an entry level position as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law-related setting. Our online program is accessible and practical, focusing on solving real-world problems. . Paralegal students are given a student-account with Westlaw and our online classes will help you become efficient in online legal research.
Upon successful completion of outlined courses, students will be able to:
Utilize critical thinking, analytical, and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems.
Identify primary and secondary sources of the law.
Use research tools and techniques necessary to find the law.
Prepare written legal analysis identifying issues in a case, the rule of law, application, counterarguments, and conclusions.
Prepare professional legal documents.
Demonstrate core knowledge in the following areas of law: business law, criminal law, real property, and contracts.
Apply for an Associate of Paralegal Studies or related degree.