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Center for Advanced Legal Studies Paralegal Education and Training
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Paralegal Certificate - Online and Accredited

Earn Your Paralegal Certificate in as little as 8 months.

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is a nationally accredited paralegal college and has specialized exclusively in paralegal education and training since 1987. 

Our Paralegal Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to work as a paralegal. If fact, Center for Advanced Legal Studies confers more paralegal degrees and certificates than any other college in Texas.1

 

Online Paralegal Students:

  • Attend live class from their home or office computer
  • Can attend class via smart phone or tablet
  • Can see and hear their instructors and classmates in real-time
  • Can view presentations, legal documents, and applications
  • All class sessions are recorded for review
  • Can complete their Paralegal Certificate in 8 months!
 
 

On-Campus Paralegal Students:

  • Attend traditional classes at our Houston Campus
  • Enjoy familiar classroom settings and instruction
  • Have easy access to campus law library and resources
  • Can readily interact with students, faculty and staff
  • Can complete their Paralegal Certificate in 8 months!
 
 
Paralegal Certificate Program Important Dates
Application Deadline:
 
Enrollment Deadline:
Classes Begin:
 
Graduation:
 
 
 

 

Paralegal Certificate Curriculum

Required Paralegal Specialty Courses

(18 Semester Credit Hours)

 
  • Introduction to Law and Ethics
  • Interviewing and Investigation
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Civil Procedure
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Computers and the Law
 

Elective Paralegal Specialty Courses

Select 2 (6 Semester Credit Hours)

 
  • Personal Injury
  • Intellectual Property
  • Family Law
    • Real Estate
 

1U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ (January 2, 2016)

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