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Paralegal, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 7 months
    Duration

About

American National University's Paralegal studies program combines academic rigor with legal, technical and leadership skills to develop well-rounded paralegal professionals. Our graduates are prepared to pursue careers as legal assistants and paralegals to perform tasks in legal, corporate, non-profit or government organizations.

  • Learn from a curriculum designed with input from working professionals in the legal industry.
  • Your learning experience will emphasize paralegal skills, forms, documents and procedures, as well as legal principles and theories which are pertinent to your performance as a paralegal.
  • Develop an understanding on how to use industry-standard online research tools.
  • Gain an understanding of how to navigate the court systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

International Path to American National University:

  • Passport
  • Application for Enrollment
  • Acceptance to the University
  • University Issues I-20
  • Schedule Visa appointment
  • Secure Visa
  • Matriculation Fee must be paid upon receiving Visa
  • Tuition & Fees must be paid before classes begin 
  • There are several ways our international students demonstrate their proficiency in the English language – Once you have submitted your application, you can be provisionally accepted into a program and enrolled in a course at our English Language Institute that will help you build the foundation you need to succeed in an English-speaking educational program.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13229 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13229 USD for the full programme and a duration of 7 months.
  • National Applies to you

    13229 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13229 USD for the full programme and a duration of 7 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Danville

  • 850 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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