Paralegal Studies, Certificate | Online (optional) | University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) | Los Angeles, United States
5 months
7995 USD/full
7995 USD/full
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Approved by the American Bar Association, the Paralegal Studies Certificate prepares students for a career as a professional paralegal in a law firm, businesses, government, or nonprofit organization. The Paralegal Studies program at UCLA Extension fulfills educational requirements to work as a paralegal in California and is taught by UCLA School of Law-approved instructors.


This Paralegal Studies program from UCLA Extension is perfect for individuals looking for ABA-approved, nationally recognized training to become a paralegal.

What you can learn.

  • Gain an overview of the paralegal profession as well as the responsibilities and opportunities for paralegals in various practice areas
  • Understand stages of civil procedure, from pleadings and discovery through preparing for and presenting evidence at trial
  • Analyze governing principles of law in the areas of contracts, torts, criminal law, real property, business organizations, and securities law

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Paralegal Training Program

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 months
  • Part-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to a certificate program
  • Complete the International Student Certificate Program Application
  • Purchase health insurance
  • Provide us with your supporting documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7995 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 USD for the full programme during 5 months.
  • National

    7995 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 USD for the full programme during 5 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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