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  Jul 04, 2022
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal Studies Certificate

This is not a graduate level program leading to a Master’s Degree

A 27-hour certificate in Paralegal Studies is available to the student who already has a baccalaureate degree. Students need above-average writing skills. All students must pass ENG 099 - Writing Proficiency Exam  during their first semester. Those who do not pass the Writing Proficiency Examination must take  ENG 299 - Professional Writing Skills  the following semester.

A minimum of 15 hours must be completed at Mississippi College. Acceptable transfer credit must be at or above the grade level of a C. Students must make a C or better in all required classes taken at Mississippi College to graduate with a certificate in paralegal studies.

Additional computer classes are highly recommended, as are courses in Business Law, Accounting and Business Communications.

B. Complete three 3 semester-hour law-related courses: (9 sem. hrs.)

 Complete 9 semester hours of additional PLE courses.


Also in Paralegal Studies section of Graduate Catalog.

Total: 27 sem. hrs.