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.
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. Please note: In the School of Legal Studies the EDT is not accepted in place of the LPI or CAEL.