B.S. in Paralegal Studies

College of Arts & Sciences

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Pursue Justice. For All.

You're passionate about the law and helping those in need. Regent's Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies will equip you with research, communication, organization and technology skills needed to pursue a meaningful career in the law field. Gain an overview of the most common practice areas of law, including marriage and family, real estate, personal injury and contracts—all from a Christian worldview.

GAIN EXPERTISE

Grow your research and writing skills, legal terminology, and clerical and management skills.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

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Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


Online

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the B.S. in Paralegal Studies you will be able to:

  • Draft motions, briefs, pleadings and other documents
  • Interview clients and witnesses and manage case files
  • Conduct fee arrangements, time tracking, basic accounting and records management

Career Opportunities:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Aid Advocate
  • Clerk of Court or Judiciary Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant in Court
  • Litigation Support Analyst

15% Projected growth in employment of paralegals and legal assistant from 2016 - 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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B.S. in Paralegal Studies