About the Program

If you’ve been researching online paralegal certificate programs, Indiana Wesleyan has what you’re looking for! The Paralegal Studies Program at IWU ranks highly among online paralegal programs in the country, integrating faith and learning in preparing students for entry-level positions in both the public and private sectors of the legal community. The online paralegal programs equip students for the workforce by developing their skills in legal researching and writing, as well as their ability to apply substantive and procedural laws and rules in an ever-changing legal environment.

The Associate's of Science degree in Paralegal Studies consists of 63 credits of coursework, which includes both paralegal and liberal arts curricula.

IWU’s paralegal certification program prepares students for paraprofessional positions in the legal field and will focus on civil and criminal law and procedure, contracts, torts and estates. Graduates may use their degree to obtain an immediate position in the field or choose to pursue further study. In addition to becoming familiar with basic principles of the law, students will also acquire analytical, technical, communication skills, as well as legal terminology and legal process.

Course curriculum includes Civil Litigation, Family Law, Environmental Conservation, Humanities, Fine Arts, Philosophy and Christian Thought, and more.


  • Complete the paralegal degree core requirements in 26 months
  • One-time registration
  • Instructors combine academic credentials with professional expertise

If you’re interested in an online paralegal training program from a Christian university, contact Indiana Wesleyan University today. Our representatives will walk you through the admissions process and answer any questions you might have. Begin your journey toward a career in paralegal studies today.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, www.cccu.org, 202-546-8713.

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