You love courtroom and crime dramas. You’ve always wondered what it would be like to work in the legal field. Take your first step toward an exciting paralegal career with a legal studies certificate from Post University. Our program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of various specialized areas of the law and prepares you to work under the direction of attorneys in a variety of law firms, corporate legal departments, the court system, government agencies, nonprofits and private industries. Many of our graduates go on to pursue their bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Post University to further advance in their careers.
Program HighlightsYour legal studies courses include an introductory course in law and two additional survey courses in business law. You will become knowledgeable in summarizing depositions, legal research, preparing legal documents and interviewing clients. You will also study the inner workings of civil litigation, real estate closings and probate practice as you learn how to:
Each course in our legal studies program is led by our expert faculty, who bring years of practical legal experience and insights into the classroom to share with you. Whether you attend classes at our campus in Waterbury, Connecticut, or online, they will provide you with the one-on-one attention you need to succeed at Post University and beyond. You will also be assigned a personal academic advisor to support you throughout your entire educational journey — from enrollment to finding paralegal jobs upon graduation.
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