Study cover for Paralegal
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


Humber College

18 months
17468 CAD/year
3557 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Paralegal graduate certificate program from Humber College prepares you for an exciting career in the legal field. You will gain skills in legal research, oral and written advocacy, critical thinking and problem solving through a case-based and problem-based learning environment. 

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By taking the Paralegal graduate certificate program from Humber College , you will develop your oral advocacy skills through active learning including presentations and mock trials.

Courses include tort and contract law, residential landlord and tenant law, employment law, small claims court, provincial offences and summary convictions, and administrative tribunal law and procedures. Studies in legal accounting, business planning, ethics and entrepreneurship help prepare you to set up and manage your own paralegal professional practice.

Your Career

Employment for licensed paralegals has increased due to both legislative changes and economic growth. These trends are expected to continue to provide opportunities in the legal field.

Once licensed, graduates may find employment as a self-employed private paralegal practitioner; or working within legal departments of public or private organizations, paralegal or law firms, government agencies, community legal clinics, and administrative tribunals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Legal System
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Computer Applications
  • Small Claims Court
  • Tort and Contract Law
  • Legal Writing Skills
  • Paralegal Career Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, or an advanced diploma or diploma in Business, Social Sciences or a related field
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17468 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26202 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    3557 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5336 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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