Center for Continuing Education and Conference Services
555 University Blvd N, AHE 335, Mobile, AL 36688

Paralegal Studies Certificate - FEE ONLY

Dates:May 31, 2018
Meets:Th from 12 M to 12 N, 1 session
Course Fee (Basic)Fee$ 40.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


This is the certificate fee only - you must sign up for the courses yourself as they fit your schedule.

Students do not need to be admitted to USA to enroll in the certificate program. There is an attendance policy to ensure students receive instructions needed to be successful students. It is our sincere desire that you enjoy each course in our required and elective curricula. Please take advantage of the opportunities provided for an exchange of dialogue and ideas with your instructors. We trust that the personal enrichment and professional growth you experience while in the certificate program will result in increased employment and advancement opportunities for you.

There are no requirements, including University admission, for entering the paralegal studies certificate program and students can begin their certificate during any term of the year.

To successfully complete the requirements of the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program, students must complete nine required courses and seven elective courses. All course work must be completed within five years. Classes meet one night per week for two to three hours, depending on the course or instructor, and most do not start prior to 6 p.m.

Required Courses (9)

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Legal Research

Legal Writing


Law Practice Management

Civil Procedure

Paralegal Discovery & Analysis

Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Criminal Law & Procedures

Electives (7)

Contract Law

Family Law

Wills, Estates & Trusts: Probate Law

Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals

Torts/Personal Injury Litigation

Law of Real Property

Legal Aspects of Business Organizations

Environmental Law

Medical Records Review & Management

Technology in the Courtroom

Social Security and Disability Law

Word - Basic

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