Educational Requirements

The online Paralegal Certificate Program by Boston University is open to students with a variety of education levels and professional backgrounds. However, we do recommend that individuals seeking to participate in the program have at least an undergraduate degree or several years of work experience.

Technological Requirements

Students should consider whether or not an online program is the best fit for them from a productivity and technical standpoint. The online learning environment requires that a student take initiative to complete their assignments in a timely manner without the direct day-to-day supervision of an instructor.

The course requires a high-speed internet connection, as the learning platform will not function effectively using a dial-up line. The program can run on either a Mac or PC, but we suggest students not attempt to complete coursework on a tablet. The Blackboard system does not allow students to submit assignments or take exams (among other functions) from a tablet environment. To learn more about the necessary system requirements and what to expect from an online course, click here.

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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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