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Florida International University’s Paralegal Certificate Program provides you the knowledge, convenience and flexibility to become a certified paralegal and pursue a career or job advancement in the paralegal field. Offered completely online, our FIU quality curriculum will empower you to execute paralegal duties and develop the expertise to put them into practice, including:

Additionally, you will receive access to Lexis.com, and all graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) certification examination.

Program Features-

With offerings in the fall, spring, and summer, anytime is a great time to apply and get started! Applying is easy; Applications are accepted on a continual basis, and there is no minimum GPA, transcript, or test score requirements.

To get started, click the Apply Now button below. You will be prompted to enter basic information and pay the $25 application fee. It's that simple.

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After you've applied

After you've submitted your application, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with additional registration instructions. Once you've been accepted, we will walk you through the next steps!

Trimester I

$2,495.00

Tuition Cost

The tuition fee must be paid at time of registration. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Price includes $195 Technology Access fee

What's covered

  • Introduction to The Legal System
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research
  • Civil Procedure

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Deadline: Registration Opening Soon

Location: Completely Online


Upon completion of the application, please email a copy of your driver’s license and resume to cpeonline@fiu.edu.

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Trimester ii

$2,300.00

Tuition Cost

The tuition fee must be paid at time of registration.

What's covered

  • Torts
  • Criminal Law/Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Estates and Trusts

Term: Registration Opening Soon

Deadline: TBA

Location: Completely Online

Trimester iii

$2,300.00

Tuition Cost

The tuition fee must be paid at time of registration.

What's covered

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Constitutional Law

Term: Registration Opening Soon

Deadline: TBA

Location: Completely Online

Total program costs:

Fully Online Paralegal Program
Department Course Length Application Fee Special Fees Total Tuition Cost Total Program Cost
FIU Legal Studies Institute 615 hours (1 year equals three Trimesters) $25.00 $195 - Technology access $6,900 $7,120.00

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