Skip to main content
Learn More

McNeese Electronic Learning - Notary Courses

McNeese Electronic Learning - Notary Courses

McNeese Electronic Learning-Notary Exam Prep Course


McNeese State University Electronic Learning Department and the LSU Shreveport Continuing Education Department will present a Notary Public Exam Prep course.  The dates for this course will be Tuesday and Thursday, September 2 - November 20, 2014 (skipping October 7 & 9, 2014) from 6:30-8:30p, giving you 44 hours of instruction.  The price of this course held on McNeese campus in Farrar Hall, Room 327 through compressed video will be $349 in addition to you purchasing your text book.  You may register online before July 31, 2014 by calling 318-797-5311.  Click to register:  http://www.ce.lsus.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=15FPROXMP001.  Required textbook is the most current edition "Notary Public Official Study Guide."  This study guide is available for $90 through the Secretary of State's Office, the publisher. Order forms are available at the following website http://www.sos.la.gov/NotaryAndCertifications/PrepareForTheNotaryExam/Pages/default.aspx.  PLEASE bring book with you on first day of class.

The rumors are true, the Notary Exam is DIFFICULT. This 44-hour course is an introduction to notary public fundamentals, with an emphasis on the General Knowledge component of the statewide exam. There will be some discussion regarding the scenario component; however, this course is geared toward learning the basics of notarial law as covered in the text. Students will also receive electronically the instructor's study guide and materials as part of the course.
 
 
Required text: the 2014 Edition of: "Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice," which is the Louisiana Notary Public examination official study guide and is available through The Louisiana Secretary of State website. The 2014 edition is required and costs $90 (subject to change). PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK BEFORE the first day of class!
 
Out-of-State Residents are not permitted to take this exam, and in order to qualify as a notary public in Louisiana you must be registered to vote.
 
The Notary examination is held twice a year.  egistration deadline with the La. Secretary of State and forms for applying can be found at www.sos.louisiana.gov or call (225) 922-0507 for further information. 
 
Paralegal Credit: Upon successfully passing the statewide Notary exam, students can use their Notary Commission in the place of one (1) course in the Paralegal Institute (The Legal Research & Writing and the Basic & General courses can not be substituted.) Students must show proof of passing the Notary Exam (ex. Notary Commission) in order to receive credit. Paralegal registration fees do not apply to this course.

For more information, contact the McNeese Electronic Learning office at (337) 475-5075.

Out-of-State Residents:  Louisiana residents only are allowed to take the Louisiana State Notary Exam.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The next EXAM date and can be found at http://www.sos.la.gov/NotaryAndCertifications/PrepareForTheNotaryExam/GetExamInformation/Pages/default.aspx or call (225) 922-0507 for further information.



McNeese Electronic Learning - Notary Scenario


We are now offering a class geared solely to the most difficult portion of the notary public examination: the written Scenario. This program will be helpful to students who have already taken the Notary Exam Prep course or who have failed the written Scenario portion of the exam. Some attention will also be given to the critical knowledge section of the Scenario portion.
 
This class will start with general legal writing tips, then move onto the substantive information necessary to write a proper legal instrument, worthy not only of a passing grade on the exam, but more importantly, worthy of sound notarial practice. Participants will use class time and personal time preparing notarial acts from scenario facts, which will be turned in to the instructor for useful and valuable critique. This course is geared to those who have already taken the exam and need further instruction for the Scenario portion of the exam. Participants should have thorough knowledge of the materials contained in the "Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice."
 
Text Required: "Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice." 2014 Edition $90 (subject to change). Available through The Louisiana Secretary of State Web Site http://www.sos.la.gov/tabid/193/Default.aspxThe 2014 edition is required.Date:   October 4 - November 22, 2014 (Skip November 1, 2014)
Days:   Saturdays
Times: 10 a.m.-12 noon
Hours: 16 hours of instruction
Fee:     $199
Registration:  Call 318-797-5311 or http://www.ce.lsus.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=15FPROXMP002 
Text Required:  "Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice."  2013 Edition $90 (subject to change). Available through The Louisiana Secretary of State Web Site at http://www.sos.la.gov/NotaryAndCertifications/PrepareForTheNotaryExam/Pages/default.aspx.