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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies, Certificate


The Paralegal Studies certificate consists of specialized courses as well as general education offerings. It has two basic goals: first, to upgrade the job performance of the paralegal practitioner, and second, to initiate the professional career development of those entering the paralegal field.

Students who opt for a degree may apply the 30 credits from this one-year certificate program to the associate of arts degree in paralegal studies program.

Program Requirements (27 Credits)


Restricted Elective (3 Credits)


Select Restricted Elective credits from the following list:

Certificate Requirement (30 Credits)


Note:


Students who have been convicted of certain crimes may be precluded from employment in this field and may affect internship placement. Please discuss concerns with the Paralegal Studies program coordinator.