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Paralegal Studies - Litigation Practice

The Litigation Practice Certificate is designed to prepare students to work in civil litigation on the state and federal level. Special attention is given to strengthening legal technology skills.  Electives offer students opportunities to explore different areas of law. Certificate applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Click here to learn more.

This program/certificate can be taken entirely online via live sessions, or in a combination of online and in-person classes.  To complete the certificate completely online, students must begin in the summer session and will finish their certificate in 10 months.

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.

Loyola University Chicago is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.