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Paralegal program available online



St. Cloud State University, in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies (CLS), is offering online courses in paralegal training through the Corporate Education and Outreach program in the Center for Continuing Studies. The online courses available are: advanced paralegal, legal nurse consultant, legal secretary and legal investigator. Courses start March 7.

* CLS offers courses in conjunction with more than 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide on live lecture, online, DVD and text-only formats. The curriculum is updated to remain current and on pace with the newest trends in the legal industry.

* "The online delivery system is easy to navigate and easy to manage," said Tammy Anhalt-Warner from the Center for Continuing Studies. "Students are able to manage their own time, as instructors post assignments, readings and topics for discussion. The Paralegal Certificate Course is what students want."

* "Adult students can position themselves for a career as a paralegal in 14 weeks for $1,198," Anhalt-Warner said.

For more information about the online paralegal courses visit www.scsutraining.com/legal.