Diploma in Paralegal Studies
Abraham Lincoln University

Program Details

The online Diploma in Paralegal Studies program from Abraham Lincoln University is designed to provide students with the foundation of knowledge and skills required to obtain entry-level paralegal or legal assistant positions in law-related settings. Upon completion of the program, students possess:

  • Critial thinking, analytical, and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems
  • Knowledge of primary and secondary sources of the law
  • Research tools and techniques necessary to find the law
  • The ability to prepare written legal analysis identifying issues in a case, the rule of law, application, counter-arguments, and conclusions
  • The ability to prepare professional legal documents
  • Core knowledge in the areas of business law, criminal law, real property, and contracts


  • Proof of High School Graduation or its equivalent
  • Documentation of a current government-issued photo ID
  • A resume, curriculum vitae or list of professional accomplishments
  • Transcripts for any previous undergraduate study that the applicant wants to submit to ALU for possible transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission