Paralegal Studies, Certificate | Long Island University (LIU) | New York City, United States
12 months
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The Paralegal Studies Certificate Program at Long Island University (LIU) provides students with the skill-set that will enable them to carry out high-quality legal work.


The Paralegal Studies program from Long Island University (LIU) is a 328-hour, non-credit certificate program designed to prepare the student to work at a law firm, a government agency (e.g., law enforcement), or a law department of a corporation, bank, real estate company or insurance company. 

Key Features 

  • Through their course of study at the Brooklyn Campus, students are introduced to a variety of legal subjects and topics.
  • The School of Professional and Continuing Studies’ Paralegal Certificate Program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). 
  • Legal employers recognize the ABA’s role in establishing professional guidelines for paralegal programs. Of more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and law schools that offer paralegal programs, approximately 260 paralegal programs are approved by the ABA.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Litigation and Trial Preparation
  • Legal Research & Writing
  • Probate, Trusts & Estates
  • Business Organizations
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The criteria for entry into SCSs Paralegal Studies Certificate Program meets the requirements for the American Bar Association. 
  • Applicants must provide: proof of an 60 college credits, transcripts are required. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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