Sacred Heart University features online the same topical law classes that have been offered since 1980 at colleges and universities throughout the nation. These specialized classes have been attended by thousands of professionals who seek concentrated study of specific paralegal practice areas.
Through the convenience of your computer, these classes are 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© offered by Sacred Heart University and hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials can enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals, which should in turn increase your salary and marketability.
Students can interact through an online forum, and assignments and exams are emailed to your instructor for critique and grading. Each of these topics is completed in one 7-week online session, and due to significant homework requirements, students may take a maximum of three topics per seven-week online session.
Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Sacred Heart University.
Online sessions begin every 8 weeks.
2013 Online Sessions
- Summer Session I: May 6 - June 21, 2013
Each Advanced topic is completed in one 7-week online session, and you may begin your course with any session offered throughout the year. Students can take a maximum of 3 topics per online session, and must complete at least 6 topics to earn a certificate.