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WHY CONSIDER AN ONLINE PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE?


Today, paralegals—also called legal assistants—are assuming new responsibilities in legal offices and performing much of the same important work as the lawyers they assist. As the practice of law becomes more sophisticated, specialized, and international, qualified paralegals will continue to be in great demand. Earning an Online Paralegal Studies Certificate can help you move forward in this career field.

Post University's Online Paralegal Studies Certificate was designed with input from attorneys so that our students develop the skills they need to meet the challenges of the profession on an ongoing basis.

Our Online Paralegal Studies Certificate combines the strengths of a traditional New England University education with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You will benefit from regular contact with and feedback from professors, as well as the opportunity to learn from and interact with other working professionals. Our highly interactive online classes are offered in eight-week modules, six times a year, making it possible for you to complete your Online Paralegal Studies Certificate in less time without sacrificing quality.

Graduates with an Online Paralegal Studies Certificate from Post University will be prepared to assist with legal research, the preparation of legal documents and, in some cases, interviewing clients. Paralegals also summarize depositions, interrogatories, and testimony. A paralegal generally works under the direction of an attorney or, in a large firm, under a paralegal manager. Those who complete the Online Paralegal Studies Certificate requirements will be qualified to fill positions in the following types of organizations: banks, insurance companies, real estate companies, private law offices, corporate law offices and local, state, and federal government legal departments.

Students in any major may pursue an Online Paralegal Studies Certificate by completing the required courses.

POST UNIVERSITY'S ONLINE PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and nonprofit organizations after graduating with an Online Paralegal Studies Certificate
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the legal field

BENEFITS OF POST UNIVERSITY'S ONLINE PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our Online Paralegal Studies Certificate can be completed entirely online—at a time and place that's convenient for you.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused Online Paralegal Studies Certificate that can make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Online Paralegal Studies Certificate features a curriculum that includes a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable certificate at an affordable price.
  • You will have access to the University Writing Center and to one-to-one online tutoring services at no additional charge.
  • All students can access technical help by phone, chat and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

To learn more about Post University's Online Paralegal Studies Certificate, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.

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PARALEGAL STUDIES ACCELERATED CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FAST FACTS
STUDENTS IN THIS ACCELERATED CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 211
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 12
AVERAGE NUMBER OF TRANSFERRED CREDITS 3
2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS 22
2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS IN NORMAL TIME 96%
NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME 2 years*
*ADP students who do not transfer in any credits and take one course each module will complete this program in 2 years.
AVERAGE PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME
16 months
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COST
Certificate Program Tuition* $16,500
Room and Board N/A
Approximate Program Text Book Cost $1,500
*This is the cost of the entire certificate program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.
OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)
Court Clerks  http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/43-4031.01
Judicial Law Clerks
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/23-1012.00
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/23-2011.00
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/23-2093.00
MEDIAN LOAN DEBT
Number of Borrowers 19
Median Federal Loan Debt $15,774
Median Private Loan Debt $6,502
Median Institutional Loan Debt $0
Median Cumulative Debt $15,774