Paralegal/Legal Assisting Certificate

Margaret Schuck, JD, Coordinator
Phone: (419) 995-8404
Email: schuck.m@RhodesState.edu
Office: 145E Tech Lab

Paralegal/Legal Assisting Major

The Paralegal/Legal Assisting Certificate is available to those who currently hold a bachelor’s or graduate-level degree or an R.N. The requirements for the certificate may be completed in one year if the student has a flexible work schedule.

Technical Standards

See here for details.

First Year
FallHours
BUS 2100Business Law 3
LEG 1010Introduction to Paralegals and the Legal System 2
LEG 1100Legal Research and Writing I 3
Legal Electives  7-8
 Term Hours15-16
Spring
LEG 1020Legal Ethics 1
LEG 1110 Legal Research and Writing II 4
LEG 1150Litigation 3
Legal Electives  7-8
 Term Hours15-16
 Total Hours 30-32
Electives
LEG 1200Family Law2
LEG 1190Criminal Law2
LEG 2050Real Estate Law2
LEG 2200Debtor/Creditor/Bankruptcy2
LEG 2250Administrative Law1
LEG 2100Probate Administration3
LEG 2991Paralegal Legal Assisting Practicum3
MGT 1010 Principles of Management3

Portfolio course

Capstone course

See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.