Post-Associate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies

April 24, 2023
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University of Cincinnati Online’s Post-Associate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies is useful for those who already have an associate degree in another field and are looking to enter or advance their competitive standing in the law and paralegal field. In just two semesters, the American Bar Association-approved program will prepare you for a variety of career opportunities in an ever-growing industry.

Please note: This is a post-associate certificate. An associate degree (in any field of study) from an accredited university is required for admission.

Program Highlights:

  • 100% online: no campus visits are required.
  • American Bar Association-approved
  • All classes taught by licensed attorneys
  • Only two semesters—graduate within 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.

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