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Paralegal Studies (Post Secondary) PDFDownload to print

College
Department
Center of Comparative and Integrative Programs

105 Bowman Hall
Tel: 330-672-2062
Web: www.kent.edu/cas

The Paralegal Studies 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 approve by the American Bar Association.

 

PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT  (30 credits):
Course Title Credits
PLST 18000 Introduction to Paralegal Studies and Professional Ethics 3
  28001 Legal Research and Writing 3
  28004 Principles and Practice of Litigation 3
  36792 Internship in Paralegal 3
Choose from the following: 18
PLST 28003 Family Law and Procedure (3)  
  28007 Estate and Probate Administration (3)  
  35001 Environmental Law for Paralegals (3)  
  35003 Health Law (3)  
  35005 Labor and Employment Law (3)  
  35007 Energy and Natural Resources Law (3)  
  38003 Administrative Law and Process (3)  
  38005 Tort Law (3)  
  38006 Applied Legal Research and Litigation (3)  
  48002 Contract Law (3)  
  48300 Laws of Corporations and Other Associations (3)  
  48401 Patent Law (3)  
  48403 Patent Prosecution (2)  
  48404 Copyright Law I (3)  
  48407 Trademark Law (3)  
      MINIMUM TOTAL: 30

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for entering the program.