All coursework for the Bachelor of Science in Law & Paralegal Studies is completed online and taught by licensed attorneys. Our students have the flexibility to study on their time while acquiring skills that will take their careers to the next level.
Our program is approved by the American Bar Association. Paralegal education programs that are approved by the ABA have consistently proven a high standard of education in the paralegal field.
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.
Prospective students should be aware that a paralegal education is not the equivalent of a law school education. Graduates of paralegal programs are NOT qualified or eligible to take the bar examination. Academic credit for paralegal courses are not transferable for advanced standing in law school.
Students must select a quantitative reasoning (QR) course.
Student must select one technology & innovation (TI) elective.
See options below.
Student will select a fee elective.
Student must select one natural science (NS) elective.
Student must select one Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) or Society, Culture, and Ethics (SCE) elective.
Student will select a free elective.
Student must select one Fine Arts (FA) or Historical Perspectives (HP) elective.
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. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Additional resources to support you from start to finish.
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