Nationally Acclaimed Paralegal Program Available Online - Courses Start March 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2011

California State University San Marcos Extended Learning, in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies, provides nationally acclaimed courses that are specifically designed to give students the education and training they need to “do the job”.  Both affordable and flexible, adult students can position themselves for a career as a paralegal in 14 weeks for $1189. Visit www.legalstudies.com  for textbook & registration information.

“After teaching in public schools for 22 years, I decided to change careers. I'm finishing my Paralegal Certificate course this month and will be starting the Advanced Paralegal course in March. When I look back, I am amazed at the amount of material we covered in such a short time. This was not my first online experience, so I had an idea of what was expected.  For anyone who might be wary of online courses, don’t be.  If you have basic computer skills, you can be successful. The discussion boards, e-mail and student chat areas allow students to communicate with each other and the instructor on a more personal level.” says Karen, a current student.

The online delivery system is easy to navigate and easy to manage.  Busy students are able to manage their own time, as instructors post assignments, readings and topics for discussion at the beginning of each week.  The Paralegal Certificate Course is what today’s students want – anywhere, anytime learning.

With unemployment numbers across the nation continuing to rise, it is critical that workers in transition gain the skills they need to secure employment in new fields with documented growth patterns.  The US Department of Labor reports that the Paralegal Profession will rise 28% by the year 2018.

Other courses are available including: Advanced Paralegal, Victim Advocacy, Mediation, Legal Nurse Consultant, Legal Secretary, Legal Investigator, Advanced Legal Research & Writing, and Intellectual Property for Engineers. Students interested in gaining more information about the programs offered by The Center for Legal Studies can visit their website www.legalstudies.com or call 1-800-522-7737.