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Legal Studies Courses

External Programs, Continuing Education, and Conferences

Legal Studies

In partnership with the Center for Legal Studies, USC Aiken provides online sessions for those looking for convenient and comprehensive training. The demand for trained legal professionals has never been higher. Major corporations, healthcare facilities, insurance companies, government agencies and law offices all employ our students. The U.S. Department of Labor projects an 18% rise for legal support personnel in the profession by 2026.

100% Online

Registered students have 24/7 access while class is in session. Visit our website for detailed course information including available formats, syllabi, schedules and textbooks.

Flexible Formats

We understand the constraints that face today’s adult students. Free time is scarce, and busy people need options. Our curriculum is available in instructor-led online and independent study (digital and text only) formats. Online students are able to log on anytime, anywhere to complete weekly assignments, tests and quizzes.


Paralegal Certificate Course

Online: $1,895

Digital: $1,835

Text Only: $1,895

14 weeks: this course is split into Paralegal I (7 weeks) and Paralegal II (7 weeks)

2021 Course Schedule

Session 1 

Jan 10 – Feb 24, 2022

Session 2

Mar 7 – Apr 22, 2022

Session 3

May 2 – Jun 17, 2022

Session 4

Jun 27 – Aug 12, 2022

Session 5

Aug 22 – Oct 7, 2022

Session 6

Oct 17 – Dec 2, 2022

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Payment plans are available. Call 803-641-3741.

 Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

$3,000/ $550 per topic

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly growing paralegal profession. Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Paralegal Certificate Course

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Other Online Legal Studies Courses

Click on each of the following courses to learn more:

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Payment plans are available. Call 803-641-3741.