Paralegal Studies - Undergraduate Certificate

College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2062
www.kent.edu/ccip


Description

The Paralegal Studies undergraduate certificate is applicable to those students who wish to continue their education and enhance and update their skills to pursue a career in the legal field. The certificate at the Kent Campus has been approved by the American Bar Association. The coursework is traditionally completed in two to four academic semesters.

For more information visit the Paralegal Studies office located in 113 Bowman Hall (Kent Campus); 330-672-4148; www.kent.edu/paralegal.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum overall 2.000 GPA

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

[C202]

PLST 18000INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 3
PLST 28001LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 3
PLST 28004PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF LITIGATION 3
PLST 36792INTERNSHIP IN PARALEGAL (ELR) 3
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:18
FAMILY LAW AND PROCEDURE
ESTATE AND PROBATE ADMINISTRATION
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FOR PARALEGALS
HEALTH LAW
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PARALEGALS
ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCESS
TORT LAW
APPLIED LEGAL RESEARCH AND LITIGATION (WIC)
EVIDENCE AND E-DISCOVERY
BANKRUPTCY LAW I: BASIC FUNDAMENTALS
BANKRUPTCY LAW II: CREDITOR-DEBTOR RELATIONS
REAL ESTATE LAW
CONTRACT LAW
LAW OF CORPORATIONS AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS
PATENT LAW
PATENT PROSECUTION
COPYRIGHT LAW I
TRADEMARK LAW
TRADEMARK PROSECUTION
Minimum Total Credit Hours:30

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
2.000
  • Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.