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Paralegal Certificate Program

The Paralegal Studies Certificate is an online non-credit certificate program focusing on skill-based training. Our program is divided into four educational components including Introduction to Law, Legal Research & Writing, Civil Litigation, and Contract Law. Each of the educational modules focuses on specific aspects of your legal education. Finally, we include several career development components into the program. These include: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques.

Class meets online Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm ET.

For more information about the Paralegal Certificate program, please visit paralegal.jmu.edu.


Admission Requirements: To enroll in the this program, you must have at least four years of professional work experience OR a four-year degree in any field. By proceeding with the registration process, you are verifying that you meet the requirements for the program.

Program Completion Requirements: There are a total of five courses including Career Preparation. Assignments and exams will be given. A minimum of 70% is required to pass each course. An overall average of 75% or better and submission of a career portfolio are required in order to successfully earn your Paralegal Studies certificate. This program is approved for 6.2 CEUs.


There are no scheduled sessions at this time. Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

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