Paralegal - Advanced Paralegal Certificate
Our American Bar Association (ABA)-approved Advanced Paralegal Certificate program meets the highest educational standards and consistency that is preferred by many legal employers nationwide. The ABA defines a paralegal as a person qualified by education, training, or work experience, employed or retained by an attorney, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity, and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which an attorney is responsible. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.
The Advanced Paralegal Certificate is a job-training certificate designed for students who intend to pursue immediate employment as a paralegal upon graduation and who have already earned a four-year baccalaureate degree (BA) or who will earn a BA while enrolled at Edmonds College. Graduates from this program will receive an ABA-approved professional certificate recognizing their achievement in specialized paralegal training in addition to their earned BA.
This is a suggested degree pathway, a sequence of courses to earn the certificate completely online. Please connect with an advisor to customize your program to meet your needs.
- Fall - Winter - Spring - Summer
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