Seneca Polytechnic

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Paralegal (Accelerated)

Seneca Polytechnic

Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Length:13 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,119
Careers:Court RecordersParalegalsTrademark Agents


This program is designed to prepare 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 practise. 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.


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

    - A degree or postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution. Applicants with substantial completion of a degree may be considered.
    - Academic equivalents for four general arts education credits and College English
    - Students with credentials from a foreign institution must be evaluated course by course through WES or ICAS
    - English Proficiency at the postsecondary level
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

    * 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 April 21, 2023