Seneca College

Paralegal

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Faculty:Newnham
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Description:Your new career begins with our four–semester Paralegal diploma program which has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to pursue your paralegal licence and explore career opportunities in paralegal firms, private and public sector law departments, law offices, legal clinics and or as a private practitioner.

This program prepares you to become a licensed paralegal in accordance with the requirements of the Law Society Act. As a licensed paralegal, you may act in a self–employed capacity and offer specified legal services directly to the public for a fee without the supervision of a lawyer, or you may be a salaried employee in various legal environments. This program provides training in those areas in which a licensed paralegal may legally practice. You will also acquire an understanding of general principles of law, and receive theoretical and practical training in specific legal subjects, legal ethics and small business practice.
URL:Paralegal at Seneca College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,028
International: $15,213
Scholarships:3
Careers:Court RecordersParalegalsTrademark Agents

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Although not required for admission, the following are recommended for your success in the program: - Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M) - Grade 12 The Writer’s Craft - Grade 11 Canadian History and Politics Since 1945 - High degree of computer literacy and keyboarding skills at 35 w.p.m.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 04, 2018