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Enter the legal field with confidence as an integral part of the legal team. Master law office operations and gain the ability to work alongside lawyers in any setting where legal work is performed.

This Program is Perfect For

Those looking to work in an office environment while investigating legal cases, providing customer service, and other support for a legal team. Paralegals are tech-savvy individuals with high levels of reading comprehension, writing, communication skills, and critical thinking. They use computer software to communicate, conduct research, and manage digital documents and data. This program is perfect for those with attention to detail, integrity, dependability, initiative, and cooperation. Experienced paralegals can assume supervisory responsibilities, overseeing team projects or delegating work to other paralegals.

What You Will Learn


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Provide a functional definition of a paralegal, identify the careers available and skills necessary for success.
  • Compare and contrast the roles of professional associations, regulations, and educational requirements for entry into the paralegal profession.
  • Identify the role of other legal professionals and the paralegal’s relationship to those individuals.
  • Explain, interpret, and apply the rules of ethics and professional responsibility that govern legal professionals.
  • Acquire knowledge of fundamentals of business practices, communication with clients and systemized law office operations.
  • Describe the structure of the American legal system and assess how that system functions in regard to civil, criminal, and appellate legal processes.
  • Summarize and evaluate various areas of substantive law. • Demonstrate effective communication and critical thinking skills by utilizing appropriate legal analysis and vocabulary in the production of oral and written discussions pertaining to a variety of legal issues.

Once you fulfill all certificate program requirements as outlined in the Academic Plan, you may request your certificate.