Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

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.


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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • e-Discovery
  • Education Law
  • Estate Planning: Probate, Wills & Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property Law
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Water Law

Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours

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

Registration Deadlines for Individual Courses

Course BeginsRegister By
August 21August 14
October 16October 9
January 8January 1
March 4February 25
April 29April 22

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Course Pre-requisites

(required) Paralegal Certificate Course

Course Resources

Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course Descriptions