Paralegal Programs of Study

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University of Cincinnati’s Paralegal Studies programs are completely online and approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).  Our online options offer flexibility while delivering the same rigorous curriculum and an unparalleled accessibility to quality education.

The ABA approves programs that meet the guidelines for high-quality paralegal education. While this approval is not required to become a paralegal, many prospective paralegals seek out ABA-approved programs to ensure they are adequately trained and to increase their job prospects, as some potential employers may favor applicants with ABA-approved degrees.

Our paralegal programs are designed to prepare you for a variety of law and paralegal studies job opportunities. All courses are taught online by practicing attorneys.

The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a premiere research institution located in Cincinnati, Ohio. For nearly 20 years, UC has delivered programs online and currently has several dozen distance learning programs serving nearly 6,000 students. The University of Cincinnati and all of its regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

We are ranked #1 in Ohio and #16 nationally as an online college leader by


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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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