Paralegal Certificate Program
Our nationally accredited Legal Assistant/Paralegal online training program includes the 900 clock hours of coursework needed to sit for the Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) exam and/or the Professional Paralegal (PP) certification, given by NALS…the association for legal professionals. Prepare to become a paralegal with our online certificate program.
Paralegal Certification Matters
Graduates of our online paralegal program 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).
Paralegals are often asked to perform an initial case analysis, research various legal topics, draft legal documents, and use public records and news sources to compile information. Blackstone’s Legal Assistant/Paralegal Certificate Online program provides the LexisNexis® Total Research System, including Shepard’s® Citations Service.
- Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
- Study Method: E-volumes with online study guides and exams
- Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-12 months, with students given the option of up to 18 months if needed.
State Licensing: Because licensing and certification requirements differ from state to state, it is important to check with the state licensing board or similar regulatory body in the state you plan to work to determine the requirements. Prospective students should review regulatory information and professional licensing requirements. Simply click here to learn more on state licensing/regulatory boards and specific industry licensing information.