Paralegal Certificate

Learn Document Drafting, Legal Research Skills, including WESTLAW,
Witness and Client Interviewing Techniques, Jury Selection Tactics
& much more!

The Paralegal Certificate Course© presented by Sacred Heart University has been offered since 1980 at colleges and universities throughout the nation, and covers all relevant topics and skill sets necessary to work as a paralegal.

The Paralegal Certificate Course© includes lectures on how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal, or how to open your own freelance business. This intensive, nationally acclaimed curriculum is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Course topics will include how to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law,
prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which paralegals are most in demand.

Students can benefit from the convenience of this online course that is accessible anytime of day or night, and from any computer with internet access. Students may interact with each other through an online forum, and assignments and exams are emailed to the instructor for grading. This course is completed in two consecutive seven-week sessions.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, students must pass numerous quizzes and successfully complete several legal document writing assignments. Students who successfully complete both Paralegal I & II will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Sacred Heart University.

For more information and upcoming sessions please call 1-800-522-7737.

The Online Paralegal Certificate Course© is completed in 2 consecutive 7-week sessions, and students can begin with any session offered.