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Paralegal Certificate at Loyola University New Orleans

Earn your Paralegal Certificate

Online or On Campus – it's up to you

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 campus and 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.

Courses

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

 

** For additional information on registration requirements, parking, cancellations, and the refund policy, please click here.

Tuition

Online Tuition: $6,995 plus course materials*

On-Campus Tuition: $4,995 plus course materials*

*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 PACS@loyno.edu within 2 business days of registration.
Online Paralegal Classes

Start Dates: June 15 | July 15 | August 15

This 6 month program that is self-paced and attorney/instructor guided. Tuition: $6,995

Online Paralegal Classes

Classes to be held this Fall! Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm

The on campus program is a 4 month program held at the Loyola Law School Uptown Location. Tuition: $4,995