The online Post-Associate Certificate in Law & Paralegal Studies program is designed for students seeking practical skills for expanding careers. For the convenience of our online students, we offer flexible scheduling and multiple (6) start dates per year. All paralegal studies classes are taught by practicing attorneys. Graduate with your Law & Paralegal Studies Certificate in just two semesters.
The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a premiere research institution located in Cincinnati, Ohio. For nearly 20 years, UC has delivered programs online and currently has several dozen distance learning programs serving nearly 6,000 students. The University of Cincinnati and all of its regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
We are ranked #1 in Ohio and #16 nationally as an online college leader by TheBestSchools.org.
An Enrollment Services Advisor is available to guide you through the application process and answer any questions you might have. The real-world focused faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, attentive, supportive, and connected!
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.
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.
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