Program Overview

The Online Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies offers a unique mix of legal theory and practical skills applications. Two features of specific interest in the program are:

  • The Computer Applications for the Legal Profession course, which provides students with experience using general software applications and specialized legal software packages and
  • The Paralegal Practicum, which can provide students with real world experience in research, drafting, ethics, and client interaction.

Program Highlights:

  • Outstanding faculty
  • Flexibility and Convenience
  • Two features of specific interest in Computer Applications and Paralegal Practicum

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    A high school diploma or GED is required.

    Restrictions

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.

    School Overview

    The College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell offers a supportive and challenging environment, expand knowledge through cutting-edge research, & enrich our community through creative enterprise. As the University’s largest College, we offer over 24 undergraduate & graduate degree programs through our 11 academic departments & numerous interdisciplinary programs. Through:

    •     Effective classroom engagement
    •     Research opportunities 
    •     Working with our distinguished faculty and 
    •     A range of other experiential learning opportunities

    Students emerge from our degree programs equipped with the skills, insights, & perspective needed to achieve success in their careers & improve their communities. Our graduate degree and certificate programs give students the skills and knowledge to assume leadership roles in business, research and education, government, and community organizations. Through our accelerated “bachelors to masters” programs, students may earn dual credits that can be applied to both undergraduate & graduate degrees.

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