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With Boston University's online Paralegal Certificate, students will work through 7 courses as they develop an in-depth understanding of the American legal system.

This online paralegal certificate program is an excellent option for those individuals who are looking to:

  • Attend law school
  • Brush up on their paralegal skills
  • Become a paralegal
  • Change their career

BU has specifically designed this online paralegal program with a unique technology component, and offers students a program that will develop their computer expertise as it relates to the legal environment.

This online paralegal certificate will enable its students with the skills and understanding needed to work with computer program such as, PACER, LiveNote, and CaseMap.

As well, while in the paralegal program students will develop a comprehensive understanding of legal theory from BU's experienced scholar-teachers and practicing attorneys, and will have access to the Westlaw legal research database for the full duration of the 14-week program.

You must be at least 21 years old to apply for this program.

Accreditation Information

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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