Earning your Career Certificate in Paralegal Studies provides excellent preparation for a professional legal career. Your paralegal diploma will show attorneys that you have the specialized skills that many require – because attorneys specialize, too. Our paralegal course is designed for on-the-job success.
Entry into the paralegal field is open to a wide range of individuals with diverse educational
backgrounds and previous work experiences.
This program is suitable for students who are looking to complete their training and enter the job market as quickly as possible, and for students who already have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in another subject.
The amount of time required to complete the certificate program varies with student course load.
What’s in the course
Our program will fully prepare the student for a professional career as a paralegal and will include:
- Torts & Personal Injury
- Legal Research, Writing & Civil Litigation
- Professional Responsibility & Legal Ethics
- Criminal Law
- Employment Law
- Laws of Evidence
- Administrative Law
- Law of Debtors and Creditors
- Drafting Contracts and Contract Provisions
- Legal Document Preparation
Prerequisite: High school diploma
Study Method: On-line study
Program Length: As few as 6 Months