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Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course ~ ONLINE!

Description

Without any prior degrees or legal experience, most students who wish to be paralegals in the state of California will need to take the Paralegal Certificate Course© and the Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course to be in compliance with California Business and Professions Code §6450. If you do have experience and/or a degree, please review the code to find out if you can qualify without taking the Advanced course.

These specialized classes are also available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. These classes build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course©, which is a prerequisite for the class.

Course Outline

The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course is for Continuing Education Units only (CEUs). There are 15 different topics that cover various specific areas of law. Students must successfully complete six of these 15 topics to earn an Advanced Paralegal Certificate. Each topic must be completed in a seven-week session. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and topics do not have to be taken in any particular order. These courses are offered online only. Participants who successfully complete six of the topics required of the Advanced Paralegal Course will receive a certificate of completion from University of the Pacific.

Online participants should expect to spend at least 45 - 50 hours reading and preparing assignments and tests for each course. Participants who successfully complete six of the topics required of the Advanced Paralegal Course will receive a certificate of completion from University of the Pacific.

2017/2018 Sessions

January 8 - February 23, 2018

March 5 - April 20, 2018

April 30 - June 15, 2018

June 25 - August 10, 2018 

Required Textbooks:

Books are an additional cost and can be purchased directly from The Center for Legal Studies.

Prerequisites:
Successful completion of the Paralegal Certificate Course© 

Course Fees:
Individual courses:$300 per topic (4.5 CEUs)
Certificate/all courses
$1800


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