Boston University’s online Paralegal Certificate Program covers the essential professional competencies required in the paralegal field, including the effective use of technological tools and databases that paralegals use on a regular basis. Over the course of BU’s paralegal program, students are introduced to the practices that form the backbone of the industry, developing their knowledge of advanced research techniques and the fundamentals of legal writing. Additionally, the certificate program explores specific areas of law to prepare students for a variety of in-demand legal settings, including:
The coursework, a series of seven, two-week-long modules, closely examines the areas of the legal field that are most essential to the daily functions of a paralegal. Through advanced case studies, discussion board participation, detailed assessments, and regular, hands-on assignments, students can examine the nuances of the law through Boston University’s online paralegal certificate program. Students also have access to virtual office hours with each module. No appointment is needed.
To learn more about the online Paralegal Studies Program, contact an Enrollment Advisor at (888) 700-3966 or fill out the form below to download a free brochure.
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The online Paralegal Studies Program offers students an opportunity to build on existing skills or set the framework for expansion into an entirely new career path. It is a perfect fit for students from a wide variety of backgrounds, including: