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Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Peirce College



The Certificate of Proficiency in Business Law from Pierce College from Pierce College helps prepare you to work closely with attorneys, judges, prosecutors, or public defenders as a Paralegal. While attorneys assume the ultimate responsibility for legal work, they seek the assistance of paralegals in all phases of case management and trial preparation.

Please note Peirce requires that four foundation courses be taken in an on campus setting. These courses are not offered online, however, you can either complete these courses on Peirce's campus, or you can transfer credits for these courses from another comparable on campus program. If you are working on or have completed your associate degree from an ABA-approved program or a school that has an articulation agreement with Peirce, chances are that you have taken classes that meet the on campus requirement already!

Accelerated Online Education
Pierce College paralegal certificate classes begin every month in an accelerated, seven-week format. Attend school part-time and complete a certificate program in as little as 6 months.

The most flexible degree you can find
With Pierce College's Certificate in Paralegal Studies, you have the option of earning your certificate online, at the Philadelphia campus, at a company or community location, or any combination of the three!

Online and campus classes at Pierce College are the same price, $425 per credit (most classes are 3 credits), and $100 technology fee per course. There is a $50 application fee, and a $75 graduation fee.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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