These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status. Applicants must also have English 100 level or higher course (B- or higher) or CMNS 159 (B+ or higher) or LPI exam (level 5 or higher).
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
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Applicants are required to have one of the following: 2 years full-time post-secondary education (with an academic focus); 1 year full-time post-secondary education (with an academic focus) plus relevant life/work experience; or relevant life/work learning experience at the discretion of the department.
- Letter(s) of Reference
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Research Interests
- Work Experience
The School of Legal Studies will review applications once the application package is complete. The applicant may be called for an interview if they meet the admission requirements.
Applicants are also required to submit a resume, a short handwritten essay (three pages, double-spaced) entitled, “Why I Want to Become a Paralegal”, and two letters of reference (preferably from past employers or college/university instructors). Although not required, work experience in an office setting and a good working knowledge of computers are highly recommended.