Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies
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ABA Approved Paralegal Program badgeWhether you’re seeking a paralegal profession, or you want to enhance your skills, the University of Cincinnati’s online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies can help you take the next step in your career. Our American Bar Association-approved program equips you with the tools you need to succeed in just two semesters with with a curriculum that builds upon your existing educational and professional experience.

Please note: This is a post-baccalaureate certificate. A bachelor’s degree (in any field of study) from an accredited university is required for admission.

About the Program

Through our online law and paralegal certificate program, you will acquire critical skills sought by employers, preparing you for diverse legal settings. Taught by licensed attorneys, the courses cover core areas of law—such as Legal Research & Writing, Law Office Technology, Civil Litigation, and Investigative Techniques and Evidence.

UC Online Law & Paralegal Studies Certificate Highlights:
  • 100% online: no campus visits are required.
  • American Bar Association-approved
  • All classes taught by licensed attorneys
  • Graduate in as little as one year
  • High job placement rate: The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 10% employment growth for paralegals through 2029, opening an estimated 35,300 jobs in the field.

For students interested in applying to this certificate, please submit an information request or speak with your Enrollment Services Advisor for application instructions.

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

Students must take at least nine semester credits or the equivalent of legal specialty courses through synchronous instruction.

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UC Online’s American Bar Association-approved paralegal studies certificate will push you one step further to reaching your professional career goals!