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BS Paralegal Studies Online Degree Program
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Years (Avg.)
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100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer In Up To 75% Of Your Degree
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018
Accreditation
SACSCOC

Make an Impact with a Paralegal Degree from Liberty

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies is designed to meet the rapidly growing need for paralegal professionals by providing you with strong professional skills, a firm foundation in ethics and increasingly higher levels of knowledge in government, politics, and law. Through our online paralegal degree program, 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 passion.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Paralegal Studies Degree?

Our Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies was ranked in the top 10 for Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Paralegal Studies according to AffordableColleges.com. Our online Paralegal degree is an industry leader in online legal programs taught by practicing lawyers who focus on skills directly applicable to the tasks of a paralegal, including writing and filing a deposition and performing a title search. The program is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. You want more than a career- you want to make an impact. With our degree in paralegal studies, you will gain the knowledge and training you will need to make a difference in the lives of so many people.

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What You Will Learn While Pursuing a Degree in Paralegal Studies

You will begin your online paralegal degree learning philosophical foundation and methodologies designed to improve your understanding of the basic law practices in today’s world. As you work through your paralegal degree online, you will gain knowledge of criminal law and procedure – a vital aspect of paralegal programs. As you reach junior and senior status, you will begin to study family law and further explore policy issues with a goal of creating a balanced introduction to law practices.

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Program Highlights 
Degree Information
Military Benefits 
Potential Careers 
Admission Requirements

Highlights of the Online Paralegal Studies Program

  • By earning your Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting. 

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • Networking opportunities with other professionals in the program from around the country.
  • You may also be interested in exploring our bachelor degree in Government or Criminal Justice.

Online Paralegal Degree Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times.
  • College credit for military training.

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

  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant
  • Claims adjuster
  • Law clerk

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for acceptance on caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

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

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.