B.A. On Campus Blended

General Legal Studies

Tulane University

48 months
58852 USD/year
58852 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts in General Legal Studies and Paralegal Certificate program at the Tulane University School of Professional Advancement will prepare students to work in the legal industry as paralegals or take the first step toward an advanced legal degree. 


About this Degree

Our BA General Legal Studies degree at the Tulane University and paralegal certificate program has been approved by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Paralegals since 1981, making ours the oldest ABA-approved program in the region.

The General Legal Studies curriculum reflects the rigor and quality that ABA requires and legal employers demand. Students will develop core skills such as legal research, writing, and analysis, along with law office technology and other practical aspects of the legal profession. The program culminates in a practicum course that combines an in-office internship and classroom component focused on career skills and networking.

Programme Structure


  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • Business Communications
  • Litigation
  • Legal System
  • Legal Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Tulane's Admission Application
  • Submit Your Secondary School Transcripts
  • Submit Counselor Recommendation Form
  • Submit Your Act or Sat Score
  • Submit Your Certification of Finances Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58852 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58852 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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