Certificate in Paralegal/Legal Studies
Prince George’s Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Paralegal/Legal Studies program helps students prepare for careers as legal assistants who aid lawyers, working under the lawyers’ supervision, with procedural activities in the practice of law.  Students will learn about research, alternative dispute resolution, interviewing witnesses, and drafting motions, interrogatories, and pleadings.  Students are prepared to enter the workforce immediately in government agencies, corporations with in-house attorneys, and private law firms.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT scores, if applicable
  • Placement test, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education