|Canada, Ontario, Toronto
|Graduate Certificate, College
|1 year/ 3 semesters, includes 1 field placement
|CA$25,660 per program
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$23,540), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for three semesters and are subject to change.
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: We will consider applicants who have partial (minimum 50%) university degree completion and who have a minimum of two years of work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required).
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Access to justice requires well-trained and licensed paralegals to fill the growing demand for affordable services in the legal profession. The Paralegal program will prepare you with theory and practice to excel.
Through your studies, you’ll become familiar with Canadian law, concentrating on subjects within the permitted scope of paralegal practice. As well as academic lectures, practice management and mock trials, a work placement totalling 196 hours will offer hands-on training in established law and paralegal firms. Centennial’s experiential learning exceeds the Law Society’s requirements and will assist in preparing you for the field, not only with practical experience but also with the chance to network.
The Law Society of Ontario accredits this program. Upon successful completion of all requirements, you’ll be eligible to write the Law Society’s Paralegal licensing examination, enabling you to practice as a licensed paralegal in Ontario.
- Paralegal business owner
- Paralegal for corporation
- Paralegal agent