Senior Paralegal Certificate Program
Credits: 33 Credits (1386 Clock Hours)
Self-Paced: 12-month completion deadline
The Senior Paralegal Certificate Program at Washington Tech is a fully accredited curriculum designed to prepare future paralegal professionals with both theoretical understanding and practical skills necessary to succeed. The program is self-paced and completed in the institute's interactive online classroom, and typically takes 12 months to complete. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the national paralegal exam.
- Bankruptcy Law
- The Law of Real Estate
- Business Organization Law
- Wills, Trusts, & Estates
- Civil Litigation
- ...and more
Students will complete the following courses to earn the Senior Paralegal Certificate:
WOL-101: Introduction to Law
WOL-201: Legal Research & Writing
WOL-401: Criminal Law
WOL-601: The Law of Real Estate
WOL-701: Civil Litigation
WOL-801: Personal Injury Law (Torts)
WOL-901: Business Organizations Law
WOL-902: Family Law
WOL-903: Wills, Trusts, & Estates
Excellent. There are many employment opportunities for paralegals in law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies. Thousands of new paralegal jobs are created each year.
Students who graduate from Washington Technical Institute’s Paralegal certificate training programs may be 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. **Depending on students' previous education experiences, additional credits may be required to satisfy the 60-semester credit requirement for certification. **Washington Technical Institute will aid students in meeting all credit requirements at no additional charge for the NALA certification exam.
Graduates of the Senior and Master Paralegal Certificate from Washington Tech will also meet the accredited business/legal course criteria needed to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal (CLA/CP) exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).
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Courses are self-paced and supported by qualified faculty. Students work on their reading, assignments, and quizzes on their own time. This flexibility allows students to study while navigating the rest of their busy lives. Our courses and programs have completion deadlines, but beyond that, students can complete the work on their own schedule. Instructors are always available for questions and support. Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings.
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Advance your education with an accredited certificate program from Washington Technical Institute (WTI). WTI is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning.
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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