Paralegal Program

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Admissions

The University of San Diego Paralegal Program is a certificate program.

Paralegal Program Online Application

Click here for Recommendation Form

Applicants to the Day or Extended Day Program must:   

1. possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

OR

2. be a USD undergraduate with 70 or more semester units with a B average.

Applicants to the Evening Program may: 1. possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

OR

2. have some college credits and/or business or legal experience 

The Application Process:

1. A personal interview is required of all candidates. This is your chance to find out more about the paralegal field, the USD program, and whether or not it is a good choice for you. We are generally unable to accommodate drop-in interview requests; please contact the Program Office to schedule an interview.

2. An application, accompanied by a $50.00 fee, all official college transcripts and two references should be sent to the Program Office.

3. Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they feel that their application is complete. As a guideline, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit completed applications no later than two weeks prior to the program start date.