Certificate in Paralegal Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The undergraduate certificate in Paralegal Studies focuses on legal terminology, research, writing, legal theory, and legal concepts. Employers such as law firms, businesses with legal departments, government agencies, and nonprofits require skilled employees with legal expertise, critical thinking skills, and analytical skills. Knowledge gained in this program is useful in professions requiring an understanding of law and the court system.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission