Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is completed in one 7-week online session, and due to significant homework requirements, students may not take more than three topics per seven-week session. 

Online participants should expect to spend at least 45-50 hours reading and preparing assignments and tests for each course.

Through the convenience of your computer, these topics are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with courses in specialized facets of contemporary law. 

These classes build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course offered by St. Cloud State university and over 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide.  Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials can enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals, which should in turn increase your salary and marketability. 

Students can interact through an online forum, and assignments and exams are emailed to your instructor for critique and grading. 

Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics online will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from St. Cloud State University. 

Available course topics:

Schedule of Online sessions:

March 10 - April 25, 2014

May 5 - June 20, 2014

June 30 - August 15, 2014

August 25 - October 10, 2014

October 20 - December 5, 2014


Course Tuition: $1,650

Required Books:  $485


Course Online
Advanced Paralegal Certificate $1650

Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course Brochure (PDF)


Register online (see above table), by phone at 1-800-522-7737 or by calling SCSU at 320-308-4723 or 320-308-6100.

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