Paralegals are lifelong learners devoted to helping others. Whether it’s doing extensive research on cases or talking clients through a trial, the work of a paralegal is dynamic. Get your start in a high-demand, rewarding career by earning your paralegal certificate online.
The University of Tennessee Center for Professional Education & Lifelong Learning offers an online Paralegal Studies Certificate program that prepares students with the skills necessary to drive their paralegal careers. Our paralegal certificate program combines quality, affordability, and flexibility to give working professionals the opportunity to earn a comprehensive education from one of the top research universities in the country.
Courses Required: 1
Total Tuition Cost: $3,799*
*This includes books, supplies, and fees.Learn More
Completed registration must be submitted by 7 p.m. EDT of the published start date.
To learn more about the Online Paralegal Studies Certificate, contact an enrollment specialist at 866-967-3486 or fill out the form below to download a free brochure.
Gain the skills to become a successful paralegal.
Students who complete this program have an in-depth understanding of vital paralegal knowledge and responsibilities such as legal vocabulary, critical reading, thinking and writing, interviewing, investigation, legal research, law office administration, and commonly used technologies.
Learn from an instructor with decades of legal experience.
Our instructor, Dana Chavis, has been working as an assistant federal community defender since 1998. Chavis uses this extensive legal experience to keep students up-to-date on the current trends and issues impacting paralegals today.
Work through interactive coursework on your time.
Within our course modules, students follow a hypothetical client’s case from the initial meeting through every stage of the litigation process, giving students real-world experience and writing samples.
Complete your certificate in fourteen weeks, part-time.
This program is designed for working professionals. Because of that, we have constructed our curriculum to keep the workload around three to five hours per week, while ensuring students leave feeling empowered with the paralegal skills they need.
Earn your certificate 100 percent online. No prior legal experience or background education required.
We welcome career changers. No matter your background, you can earn the certificate you need for the job that you want.
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We welcome students of all levels and prior experience to earn their paralegal certificate online.