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Continuing Education Certificate in Legal Studies

Certificate in Legal Studies

Program Description:
Whether you are interested in a career as a Paralegal or are preparing to apply for Law School, our Certificate in Legal Studies helps you achieve your goal. The program consists of 5 required courses.  

Duration of the Program: The program consists of 5 required courses, offered each semester.
Tuition: $2,800 plus one-time $25 registration fee
NOTE: New Tuition does not apply for people who started prior to Spring 2021 semester. If you have any questions please contact the office.
Payment Plan: Down payment of $1,520 + 3 payments of $435
NOTE: If you would like take additional courses, you can do so and pay for each additional elective $550; if you complete two or more electives, you will get an advanced certificate.
Brochures: Summer 2023


Advanced Legal Studies Certificate

Program Description:

Advanced Certificate is available to students who already possess a Legal studies or paralegal certificate and want to continue their studies beyond the formal requirements.  After an additional two electives courses are completed, the student will be awarded an Advanced Legal Studies Certificate.  Advanced Legal Studies Certificate are available to students with Hunter and non-Hunter paralegal certificates.

Courses to be completed:
Required: Introduction to Law; Litigation; Contracts; Legal Research and Writing; and Drafting Legal Instruments
Electives (Choose 2):
Landlord and Tenant; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Torts; Wills; Matrimonial Law; Corporations; Evidence; Enviornmental Law; Immigration Law; Entertainment Law; Health Law; Law and Politics
$3,800 plus one-time $25 registration fee.
Payment Plan: Down Payment of $2025 + 4 payments of $450.
Note: We offer 2 to 3 electives per semester.


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