Paralegal Studies Certificate Program
The Paralegal Studies Certificate Program at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus provides students with the practical knowledge of law, preparing graduates with the skill-set that will enable them to carry out high-quality legal work. The program is a 328-hour, non-credit certificate program designed to prepare the student to work at a law firm, a government agency (e.g., law enforcement), or a law department of a corporation, bank, real estate company and insurance company. Through their course of study at the Brooklyn Campus, students are provided a strong background in a variety of areas.
The School of Continuing Studies’ Paralegal Certificate Program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Legal employers recognize the ABA’s role in establishing professional guidelines for paralegal programs. Of more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and law schools that offer paralegal programs, approximately 260 paralegal programs are approved by the ABA.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.
Please see the course listing for the most up to date fees.
Tuition subject to increase during academic year
The criteria for entry into SCSs Paralegal Studies Certificate Program meets the requirements for the American Bar Association.
Applicants must provide:
• a completed application form
• proof of an 60 college credits, transcripts are required
Upon meeting the requirements above, applicants must participate in an in-person interview and receive a positive rating.
To Apply to the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program
Please fill out the application form in Registration and submit.
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