Certificate in Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Albany State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Legal Assistant/Paralegal program is for students interested in learning to assist lawyers in their offices.  Students will gain a theoretical foundation and learn practical application, community engagement, and research skills.  You will be able to choose several electives that match your interests and career goals.  Required courses include:

  • English Composition
  • Fundamentals of Computer Applications
  • Introduction to the Paralegal Profession
  • The Understanding of Law
  • Legal Research and Writing


  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges