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Online Paralegal School

You can start a fascinating and rewarding career in the legal industry. Become a Paralegal through this online paralegal school and work side-by-side with lawyers doing almost everything except actually pleading the case. Paralegals play a crucial role in preparing legal documents, researching cases and more. That's why this career is so secure!


Why Choose to be a Paralegal?

Today, the demand for properly trained Paralegals is growing fast! Why? Because Paralegals are preparing more and more of the legal documentation that lawyers, judges, prosecutors and public defenders must have in order to do their jobs.

Online Paralegal School

Online Paralegal Certificate
Online Paralegal Course
Online Paralegal Certificate

As a Paralegal you'll be a well-respected professional playing a crucial role on the legal team. You will meet fascinating people and find great satisfaction in performing services that truly help people.

You'll also have a career that opens the door to a wide variety of opportunities. You might choose to work for a law firm, paralegal service, government agency or legal aid service. Or perhaps you'd rather work for a corporation in their legal department, in industries such as real estate, banking, insurance, entertainment, taxes, healthcare—the list goes on and on—the choice is yours!






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What You'll Learn During Your Online Paralegal Training

  • How the Legal System Works
  • Operation of Federal and State Courts
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Tort Law
  • Contract Law
  • How to do Research
  • Writing Memos, Pleadings and Other Documents
  • How to Prepare Evidence for a Trial
  • Criminal Procedures
  • Working with Attorneys

For the full Paralegal program outline, please visit our Course Outline page.


Paralegal Program That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $51,740 a year* as a Paralegal. And our self-paced online Paralegal school training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online paralegal certificate course, there are no in-person paralegal classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Paralegal program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Paralegal—no previous experience needed.

Online Paralegal Course
Online Paralegal Course

Paralegal Program Tuition and Financing

Tuition for our Paralegal program is all-inclusive! You'll receive your lesson books, supplements, instructor assistance and career support for graduates—all included in your tuition.

We strive to ensure our Paralegal program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started in our online paralegal school today and be ready to work in as little as four months!


Paralegal FAQ's

Q. How can I become a Paralegal?
A. Becoming a paralegal typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful. A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. .
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Q. What does a Paralegal do?
A. Paralegals and legal assistants are responsible for researching and preparing information for attorneys to use in their cases. They are able to support a case’s needs, but they are not qualified to provide legal advice.
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Q. What is the growth potential of a Paralegal?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Paralegals jobs are expected to increase 10% by 2029.*
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Q. How much does a Paralegal Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $687 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Paralegal Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Paralegal?
A. You might choose to work for a law firm, paralegal service, government agency or legal aid service.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Paralegal program?
A. Skills covered in the Paralegal Program include Operation of Federal and State Courts, Civil and Criminal Law, Tort Law, Contract Law, How to do Research, Writing Memos, Pleadings and Other Documents, How to Prepare Evidence for a Trial, Criminal Procedures, and more.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Paralegal school cost?
While our online Paralegal school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Paralegal school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Paralegal program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn how to become a Paralegal, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Paralegal school program is completed in 8 months.

Is this the best online Paralegal school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Paralegal school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Paralegal school near me?
Our online Paralegal school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Paralegals and Legal Assistants, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/legal/paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm, (visited December 1, 2020). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.