Admission into the University of Cincinnati’s Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies is based on meeting the requirement outlined below.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
Students must take at least nine semester credits or the equivalent of legal specialty courses through synchronous instruction.
1. Accreditation of the former institution;
2. Comparability of the course, including evaluation of practical assignments;
3. Year the course was taken;
4. Assurance that the student will have at least 9 semester credits of legal specialty courses through synchronous instruction;
5. Documented proof that the grade received was a ‘C’ or above;
6. Transfer from schools that are not regionally accredited will not be allowed
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes, to walk across the stage for your graduation. (Just kidding, that is optional!)
The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are truly all online, requiring no on-campus visits. There are a few rare exceptions and those are noted on the program information pages.
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