Paralegal Diploma Curriculum

In your online paralegal classes, you'll cover topics such as legal terminology, the U.S. court system, how to conduct legal investigations, legal writing and legal research, and more. If you are interested in furthering your studies, you can also transfer many of your lessons and continue on with Penn Foster's Paralegal Studies Associate Degree.


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Paralegal Diploma Curriculum

  • 9 courses
  • 51.2 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 35 exams
  • 11 submitted projects

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 8 months
  • Average time = 13 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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