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.
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.
UC’s online American Bar Association approved paralegal studies certificate will push you one step further to reaching your professional career goals!
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes, to walk across the stage for your graduation. (Just kidding, that is optional!)
The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are truly all online, requiring no on-campus visits. There are a few rare exceptions and those are noted on the program information pages.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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