The Paralegal Certificate Option is designed to produce graduates who possess well-distributed knowledge of basic legal principles, coupled with the ability to recognize and apply legal principles in practice; demonstrate facility in legal research, analysis, and writing; recognize and deal effectively with ethical issues confronting paralegals; and approach their responsibilities in paralegal or law-related positions with competence and a sense of professionalism. The Paralegal Certificate Option may be completed as part of a bachelor's degree in legal studies or it may be taken in addition to any other major. Graduating students pursue careers in public and private law firms, corporate law departments, bank trust departments, and government agencies.
Law and Litigation
Contracts and Business Organizations
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Legal Research and Writing
Two paralegal elective courses
For more information, please contact:
Kathleen Magee, J.D.