Paralegal Certificate Programs
Paralegal Certificate Programs and Courses at Washington Technical Institute are Regionally accredited and are recognized and trusted by employers throughout the United States. In a matter of months, you can earn an accredited Certification at Washington Technical Institute and start your paralegal career.
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- Master Paralegal Certificate Program
With 15 courses completed in 16 months or fewer, the Master Paralegal certificate offers you a range of knowledge and specialized information. After completing the Master Paralegal program, you’ll feel comfortable working in either a specialized segment of the legal field, as a valuable asset working on a broad range of issues in a general law office, or as a qualified law office administrator.
- Senior Paralegal Certificate Program
The eleven courses you’ll complete for the Senior Paralegal certificate are finished within a 12 month deadline (or less), preparing you with a broad range of knowledge to work in a law office. With a wide variety of courses to help prepare you for specialized legal services, you’ll be able to jump right into any legal office as a highly qualified member of the team.
- National Paralegal Certificate Program
If you’re looking for a faster route to an entry level career as a paralegal, the five courses in the National Paralegal certificate can be completed in 8 months or fewer and have you working in a law office before you know it. This certificate is a good starting point for anyone who wants the credentials to prove general paralegal knowledge as they start their search for a new career.
- Immigration Law Specialist Certificate
The Immigration Specialist Paralegal Certificate is designed as a self-paced program for people who wish to own and operate their own paralegal immigration assistance office. Students must complete this program in 4-months or fewer. Upon completion of this program, students will be awarded a Specialized Certificate of Paralegal Studies from Washington Technical Institute.
- Other Specialized Paralegal Certificate Programs
Washington Technical Institute offers a series of Specialized Paralegal Certificate Programs for paralegals and legal staff who wish to expand their knowledge of specific areas of the law. Each specialized curriculum is designed to focus very sharply on a particular subject area and will build upon and complement your existing knowledge. Available 2022-23
Continuing Legal Education Courses
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Paralegal field is growing "much faster than average," and thousands of new jobs are created each year. Our Career Development counselors will help you find the perfect job!
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Students who graduate from Washington Technical Institutes Master or Senior Paralegal certificate programs are qualified to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant, Certified Paralegal (CLA/CP) exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), as well as, meet the accredited business and legal course criteria required to sit for the Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) exam given by NALS. Click Here for the NALA education requirements flow chart.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning