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Our legal courses are offered completely online and in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies (CLS).

BUS-8150 Paralegal

This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Students will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of law in which paralegals are in most demand.

A syllabus and list of the required textbooks can be found on the CLS website: www.legalstudies.com/product/college-of-southern-maryland-paralegal-certificate-course/

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BUS-8170 Employment Law

Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions. This course has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for individuals who have earned either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential to earn 45 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards recertification of that credential.

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