The Pros and Cons of
Accredited Paralegal Certificate Programs
- Eligible to sit for paralegal certifying exams offered by NALA or NALS
- Achieve relevant legal education in a short period of time
- Affordable tuition with payment plans that allow you to graduate without debt
- Can be obtained while working full time, pursuing a degree in a different field of study, serving in the military and many other scenarios
- BCI’s Paralegal Program is approved by both the Department of Veterans Affairs (Post 9/11 GI Bill®) and The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MyCAA).
- Choose your own enrollment date and graduation date – work at a pace that suits you!
- Opportunity for social interaction and networking including access to faculty and paralegal peer community through online discussion boards
- Learn computer skills, research and analysis, organization proficiency – essential qualities for today’s paralegal
- Over 150 years of excellence
- Online programs may come as a “pro” to some learning types but a “con” to others. Be sure to know the type of learner you are before enrolling in an online program
- Self-taught programs may come as a challenge to some students, but you can reach out to the paralegal instructor via email for questions directly related to course material.
- Self-paced programs require self-discipline, which is challenging for some students
- No classroom setting, no classmates and no live instruction
- Job searching is the responsibility of the student/graduate – although the course prepares you with interview skills, resume building, and cover letter writing
If you have already taken Blackstone’s Paralegal certificate programs, please leave a review on how you’ve used or applied your career certificate training since graduating! If you are looking to earn your paralegal certification, take that first step today… Gain confidence to make your next career step upon paralegal program completion!