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Paralegal / Legal Studies

Extended Education offers a variety of online and text-based courses through our Educational Partner, Center for Legal Studies:

The Center for Legal Studies (CLS)

The Center for Legal Studies is a legal education company focused on providing students the most affordable and effective legal education possible. They deliver curriculum to students in online, DVD, and text-only formats to provide students with the flexibility necessary to achieve their academic goals while continuing with their everyday lives. The Paralegal Certificate Course© and Advanced Paralegal Course are available in a variety of formats to suit your schedule.

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. The two parts in combination have been designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professional Code §6450, legislation that took effect in California on 1/1/01.

Legal Studies
Paralegal Courses Legal Courses
Core Paralegal Certificate CourseAdvanced Legal Research and Writing
Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course *Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate Course (Mediation)
Intellectual Property Law for Engineers
Legal Investigation Certificate Course
Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course
Legal Secretary Certificate Course
Personal Injury for Paralegals
Software Essentials for the Law Office
Victim Advocacy Certificate Course
Medical Professional Legal Consultant

* California paralegals may need to complete Advanced Paralegal coursework to meet the requirements of California Business and Professional Code §6450.

Undergraduate Testing Courses Graduate Testing Courses
Preparing for the ACTPreparing for the GRE
Preparing for the SAT
Preparing for the LSAT
SAT/ACT (Combined)Preparing for the GMAT

Students will receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the non-credit course requirements.

Professional Development & CEUs

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