George Mason University in collaboration with The Center for Legal Studies offers the Advanced Paralegal Certificate Online.
These advanced paralegal topics build upon the nationally-acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. The study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable student to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish students’ legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase their salary and marketability.
Those who successfully complete six advanced topics within one year will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession.
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal course topics to complete the requirements for the online Advanced Paralegal Certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. One, two, or three Advanced Paralegal course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session. Topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.
Core Requirement: Paralegal Certificate must be completed before taking the Advanced Paralegal Course.
Up to three Advanced Paralegal course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session. Course topics are: