The post baccalaureate certificate is available for students who already have an undergraduate bachelor’s degree. This program allows college graduates to undertake intensive paralegal training.
The post baccalaureate certificate requires eight paralegal courses and an internship (which has a classroom component). Of the eight courses, six are required core courses (see Core Courses in Paralegal Studies below). After the core courses are completed, students register for the two remaining advanced elective courses and the internship. The internship course is generally taken after the student has completed all other courses.
Students must maintain a 2.000 grade-point average in all paralegal studies courses taken in order to receive the certificate.
Requirements for the Associate of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts, and the Certificate in Paralegal Studies include the following sequence of 6 core courses: