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Paralegal Online Program

LSI Online Program

The Legal Studies Institute (LSI), an affiliate of FIU Law, has served the legal education needs of the community for more than 30 years. With a focus on students, LSI provides exceptional legal training with a hands-on approach and an assortment of resources to help our students excel both in and out of the classroom.

Enroll Today! Classes Begin August 22, 2022


Program Details

Overview

  • One year fully online program with 615 hours in 12 subjects.
  • Financial Aid (Stafford Loan) is also available to qualified students.
  • Taught by highly-credentialed judges and attorneys.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • This program is designed to develop career ready paralegals.
  • Upon completion of the program, students receive a professional certificate from FIU.
  • The program consists of three trimesters.
  • Each trimester consists of four individual course section.
  • Each individual course is approximately one month in duration and must be completed before beginning the next course in the trimester.
  • Students must register and pass the Core Courses (Trimester I) prior to registering for the next trimester.
  • Students can begin program in January, May or August.

Program Features

  • The program consists of three trimesters.
  • Each trimester consists of four individual course section.
  • Each individual course is approximately one month in duration and must be completed before beginning the next course in the trimester.
  • Students must register and pass the Core Courses (Trimester I) prior to registering for the next trimester.
  • Students can begin program in January, May or August.

Online Curriculum

  • Can be completed in one year.
  • Covers 12 law-related subjects that make up the foundation of a solid legal education.
  • Classes begin in January, May and September.
  • Each trimester consists of four units and upon completion of each unit the student must pass a final exam in order to continue to the next unit.
  • Each course is one month is one month long and must be completed before beginning the next course in the trimester. Students must complete and pass the core courses (Trimester I) before registering for the following trimester.

Semester 1 (Core Courses):

  • Introduction to the Legal System
  • Civil Procedures
  • Legal Research and Writing

Semesters 2 and 3:

  • Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Contracts and Business Organizations
  • Constitutional Law
  • Real Estate and Trusts and Estates

LSI Online Tuiton

LSI Online Tuition Information can be found here.

Disclosures

As a non-credit professional program, students will not earn regular college credits towards a degree.

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