6 months
15000 USD/year
15000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The University of Arizona will help international students like you stay on track toward an U.S. degree, wherever you are in the world. Join the Legal Information and Scholarly Communication program and gain the skills to serve in a wide variety of libraries, archives, government agencies and businesses where legal information is vital to the mission of the organization.

Visit the official programme website for more information



As law firms grow in size and become more specialized, there is a growing need for researchers able to investigate legal issues and the underlying factual issues of litigation and transactional law. It is hard to imagine a discipline where legal issues don't regularly arise, and this program will provide students with the necessary skills to research all legal matters, from simple to complex. Students from the Legal Information and Scholarly Communication program from The University of Arizona will develop a sophisticated knowledge of the American legal system and the common law as well as the regulatory and legislative state. 

Programme Structure

  • This certificate will allow paralegals or law librarians to develop their information skills to enhance their careers. 
  • These skills should propel graduates into professional environments such as academic libraries, public libraries, law firms and government agencies.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upload unofficial transcripts from ALL higher education institutions attended in ‘Supplemental Questions’ section;
  • Upload a current resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) in the ‘Supplemental Questions’ section;
  • Write a 750-1000 word written statement of introduction and interest in the program in the ‘Supplemental Questions’ section;
  • Provide email addresses and contact information for two (2) recommenders in the ‘Letters of Recommendation’ section.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 6 months.


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.

Our partners

Legal Information and Scholarly Communication
The University of Arizona


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!