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Advanced Paralegal Certificate

$2,400 (plus books and materials)
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Building on the popular Paralegal Certificate program, the Advanced Paralegal Certificate provides an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law.

The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will deepen your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your marketability.

How the Advanced Paralegal Certificate Program Works

This fully online noncredit professional development program includes 270 clock hours of training.

To complete the Advanced Paralegal Certificate, you will take six Advanced Paralegal courses. Each course is offered in a seven-week online session (see session start dates below). You may take 1-3 topics per session, in any order.

Course topics include: Advanced Legal Research, Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation), Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, e-Discovery, Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Property Law, Victim Advocacy and more.

Advanced Paralegal Session Start Dates

  • March 8, 2021
  • May 3, 2021
  • June 28, 2021
  • August 23, 2021
  • October 18, 2021

You should expect to spend at least 8-12 hours per week reading, preparing assignments and taking tests for each course. 

Upon successful completion of this non-credit online program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education.

This program is offered in collaboration with CLS by BARBRI.

Financing options may be available through CLS, in partnership with Affirm. Learn more here. Note: The University of Arizona is not affiliated with Affirm and does not administer the Affirm payment program.