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Diploma in Paralegal Education

Humber College’s Paralegal Education diploma program explores the theoretical, procedural and advocacy aspects of law that may be handled by a paralegal licensed by the Law Society of Ontario. You will learn specialized practical skills within the areas of advocacy, legal research, specific courts and administrative tribunals.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

The Humber College’s Paralegal Education diploma program of studies includes business, criminal summary convictions, landlord and tenant, employment law, and alternative dispute resolution. Students will develop strong oral advocacy skills by participating in class and in role plays, as well as in presentations and mock trials before their peers and large audiences.

Courses in ethics and the rules of professional conduct, accounting and entrepreneurship prepare you to create and manage your own paralegal practice.

During the program, you will develop strong communication skills particularly in spoken and written English, essential skills for your future career. Students are required to demonstrate competency in small and large group oral presentations including role plays and mock trials in order to graduate.

Our advisory committee ensures that our program is current and meets high industry expectations.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Canada’s Legal System
  • Business and Civil Law
  • Legal Research
  • Computer Applications
  • An Introduction to Arts and Sciences
  • Grammar and Editing Skills: Law Clerk and Paralegal

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Career

If you are organized, detail-oriented, have exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently towards deadlines under pressure, a diploma in Paralegal Education may be for you.

Our graduates may set up their own firm upon becoming licensed or find interesting opportunities in the legal profession.

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