Post Graduate Certificate/Masters Degree
In this program students acquire an understanding of the general principles of law, and gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in ethics and a small business practice. Taking the program prepares students to apply to become a licensed paralegal in accordance with the requirements of the Law Society Act. A licensed paralegal may be self–employed, offering fee for service legal assistance, without the supervision of a lawyer, or may be a salaried employee in various legal environments.
Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent Selection Process Applicants with two years of post-secondary education or greater with a “B” or 70% average is recommended. Applicants who apply with less than the recommended minimum requirements must also submit a 500 word letter of intent explaining the reason for their interest in the program and resume which demonstrates a minimum of three years of professional experience. Note: College diploma level courses cannot be used towards exemptions in this program, as those courses are a requirement for admission to the program. Any requests for course exemptions must be based on previously completed paralegal education from a Law Society of Ontario accredited program. Advanced standing may only be given for a maximum of 40% of the paralegal program’s courses.
Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.