The Paralegal Studies Certificate Program requires a total of 24 credit hours comprised of 6 required courses (18 credit hours) and 2 electives (6 credit hours). The required courses include:
Students may select any 6 hours out of the following elective courses:
Students must make a grade of “B” or better in each required course to receive credit for the course and maintain an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
Certificate students must be concurrently enrolled in the M.A. in Legal Studies Program, which has the same admission requirements.
The paralegal certificate program is approved by the American Bar Association. The paralegal certificate program does not qualify a person to practice law.