Paralegals are valuable members of any legal team, and the paralegal profession is expected to grow by 28% over the next decade.
Valparaiso University is proud to offer a two-part online Certificate in Paralegal Studies that will prepare you to join the legal profession in just nine months. This self-paced online program is convenient, practical, and affordable with classes beginning every other month throughout the year.
The Executive Certificate in Paralegal Studies is the first portion of the program and a prerequisite for admission into the Advanced Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Each certificate is comprised of three courses and lasts six weeks, with a one week break in between each course. The Executive Certificate courses include:
The Advanced Certificate in Paralegal Studies is the final step in completing your education program. The Advanced Certificate courses include:
This certificate program offers unique benefits to all students:
The program focuses on the skills that employers most desire, and all program participants will have assistance from a nationwide law placement firm which will help all graduates with resume writing, interviewing skills and finding the right legal professional position.
Valparaiso University is offering this program in partnership with Dalton Education, a leading provider of innovative online education solutions in accounting, finance, business, law and financial planning. This program consists of providing the highest quality education through premier university partners and the leading instructors in the industry.
For more information about the Online Certificate in Paralegal Studies and to enroll in the next cohort, call (877) 426-2373 or send an email to Dalton.Education@valpo.edu.
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