Certificate Detail: CLSADVPARACERT - Advanced Paralegal Certificate Program

Course Description

These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

Additional Information

Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Contuing Education Units and Contact Hours

Total: 270 contact hours or 27.0 CEUs
Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs


$550 per topic+Books & Westlaw

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Course Title Mandatory Year Span
Alternative Dispute Resolution Elective 0
Bankruptcy Law Elective 0
Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties Elective 0
Criminal Law Elective 0
Criminal Procedure Elective 0
e-Discovery Elective 0
Education Law Elective 0
Estate Planning: Probate, Wills & Trusts Elective 0
Family Law Elective 0
Immigration Law Elective 0
Intellectual Property Elective 0
Real Property Law Elective 0
Victim Advocacy Elective 0
Water Law Elective 0

Electives Required: 6