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Paralegal Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
Online
Liberty University 100% online Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies is designed to prepare you for success by providing you with strong professional skills and a firm foundation in government, politics, and law. 
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Overview

Through the online Paralegal Studies degree program from Liberty University, you will be immersed in case studies and experiential learning as you dive into law practices. Our paralegal degree online format is designed to help you pursue your passions.

The students completing an online degree in paralegal studies gain a better understanding of political and economic ideas, government institutions, and free market processes. Students are taught the fundamental skills needed to be a successful and respected professional paralegal working closely with and supporting attorneys. 

The faculty at Liberty have experience as private practice partners, lawyers and attorneys, certified public accountants, certified mediators, and just about every specialty the field of paralegal studies touches in a legal and administrative setting.

Potential Career Options with a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies

  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant
  • Claims adjuster
  • Law clerk

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise
  • Foundations of Law
  • Criminal Practice and Procedures
  • Family Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed official transcript request form
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
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Funding

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