Course Synopsis

The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course picks up where the Paralegal Certificate Course© left off. These substantive law classes provide students with more indepth coverage of specific topics of law.

These topics are:

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
  • Criminal Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Family Law
  • Water Law
  • Mediation and Other Forms of ADR
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law and Practices
  • Intellectual Property
  • Immigration Law
  • Education Law
  • Criminal Procedure

There are no certificates issued for individual Advanced topics. Students who successfully complete at least six Advanced topics will receive a Certificate of Completion from Sacred Heart University.

The Paralegal Certificate Course©, or at least 1 year of legal experience.