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Paralegal Certificate at Loyola University New Orleans

Earn your Paralegal Certificate

Online At Your Own Pace!

Paralegal Certificate Program 

The Paralegal Certificate Program at Loyola University New Orleans is designed for professionals looking to start a career in the legal profession or advance in their current role.

Learn the in-demand paralegal skills required by law firms, corporations, and government agencies. This hands-on learning program trains you in the legal writing, terminology, research, contracts, civil procedure, trial preparation, investigation, discovery, and substantive topics of law.

The Loyola University New Orleans Paralegal Certificate Program provides students with an interactive study support platform designed to support online training. The curriculum is delivered utilizing an educational management platform in which students learn through interactive study support tools created to deliver chapter by chapter lecture notes, exercises in multiple choice, point and click, fill in the blank, electronic and text-based note cards, quizzes, animations, e-lectures, charts, mock exams and much more. The platform is designed to train students in legal writing, terminology, legal research, authority, trial preparation, investigation, discovery, e-discovery, customized state specific document labs for assignments, Westlaw and Lexis training labs, actual and virtual Law Library training and much more.


  • Essential Skills for Paralegals
  • Tort Law
  • Louisiana Procedures
  • Contract Law


To view the monthly registration dates, click HERE.

Scholarship opportunities available. See LaNasa Memorial Scholarship tab below.

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Online Tuition: $5,695 plus course materials*

  • Up to $2,000 Scholarship available for qualified applicants. (See LaNasa Memorial Scholarship tab)

  • *Fee does not include cost of textbooks, approximately $700. A textbook list and ordering instructions will be emailed to registered students.

  • Alumni/Student, and Military discounts available.


Tuition Options

  1. Full tuition remitted at registration.
  2. Partial payment option:
    • A $250 deposit is due upon registration to reserve your seat in the class. Deposit will be applied to your tuition balance. 
      • Online and On Campus Programs: Remaining tuition balance will be paid by setting up a payment plan with Loyola's payment plan partner, Nelnet Campus Commerce. We will contact you upon registration to set up a payment plan. There is a one time non-refundable service fee paid to Nelnet Campus Commerce to set up the payment plan.
  3. Sallie Mae loan option:
    1. $250 deposit is due upon registration. Deposit will be applied to your tuition balance. 
    2. Sallie Mae application number must be submitted to within 2 business days of registration.

Scholarship opportunities available. Please see the LaNasa Memorial Scholarship Tab for more information.

Online Paralegal Classes

Paralegal Certificate Online has a start date on the 15th of each month!

This 6 month program that is self-paced and attorney/instructor guided. Tuition: $5,695